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LaFHAC is Seeking a Housing Mobility Coach 
This position is responsible for providing coaching services to families with housing choice vouchers as a part of a new housing mobility program. The Coach holds the primary responsibility of working with families as they choose between neighborhoods, prepare to put in applications, search for homes, and as they transition into their new neighborhoods. The […]
LaFHAC’s New Tool to Find Affordable Housing
Looking for affordable housing? LaFHAC is proud to share our newest tool that you can use to easily search the over 60,000 affordable housing units in the state of Louisiana funded by the Louisiana Housing Corporation. These properties also follow LHC’s inclusive criminal background screening policy. While this tool does not cover every affordable unit in the state, […]
LaFHAC Settles Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Westwego Apartment Owner
On May 24, 2023, LaFHAC settled a sexual harassment matter against housing provider HHF Beechgrove II, LLC (“HHF”).  Ms. Smith* alleged that she experienced sexual harassment at HHF’s Cypress Cove Apartments, located at 945 Beechgrove Boulevard in Westwego, Louisiana. Ms. Smith alleged that HHF’s maintenance employee repeatedly harassed her...
Free Virtual Fair Housing Training for Small Landlords
Join us on October 19th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm for an essential training session on Fair Housing compliance. This training is designed to equip small landlords with the knowledge to uphold the principles of the Fair Housing Act. Topics covered will include: •    Protected Classes, Covered Dwellings and Covered Transactions•    Reasonable Modifications and Accommodations for […]
LaFHAC Settles Nursing Home Complaint
Last week LaFHAC reached a settlement with Ollie Steele Burden Manor, a long-term care facility in Baton Rouge, over allegations that the facility refused to provide reasonable accommodations to potential residents who were Deaf or hard of hearing. The settlement agreement requires the facility and the entities that own and manage it to pay LaFHAC […]
LaFHAC is Seeking a Policy Analyst
Want to further your career by advocating for fair and equitable housing policies? Come join the LaFHAC team! We are seeking an experienced Policy Analyst to support the efforts of LaFHAC’s New Orleans-based team. The Policy Analyst will support LaFHAC’s Policy and Communications team in their legislative and regulatory work at the local, state and […]
LaFHAC Welcomes Our Newest Staff Member, Myesha Nickelson-Bell
Myesha is LaFHAC’s new Intake Specialist. She studied at Southern University at New Orleans and received a degree in addictions counseling. Her 20-year-long career includes most recently working at HUD’s Fair Housing Administration Resource Center. Myesha enjoys helping others and is ready to roll up her sleeves and assist with eliminating discriminatory housing policies. 
Settlement with Broad Management Group and Cristina Perez
LaFHAC is pleased to announce the resolution of a disability discrimination lawsuit against Broad Management Group and Cristina Perez. Our client, who has a disability that requires the use of an emotional support animal (ESA), contacted LaFHAC alleging that Broad Management Group and property manager Cristina Perez denied them the use of their two prescribed […]
Welcome LaFHAC’s New Operations Associate, Sophie Sanchez
LaFHAC is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Sophie Sanchez, who will be working with us as the Operations Associate. For the past three years, Sophie worked at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in the Public Affairs department, where she specialized in volunteer management. As a Public Health student at Tulane University, she served as the Education […]
An Important Update from Cashauna Hill, LaFHAC’s Executive Director
Dear friends, After more than 8 successful years as Executive Director of LaFHAC, I’ll be ending my time with the organization to pursue another opportunity. It has been the honor of my lifetime to serve in this role and to work in community with all of you.   I’m so grateful for all that I’ve […]
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