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What the Federal Stimulus Plan Means for Housing
The federal government has agreed on a stimulus plan to help combat the financial crisis expected as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns and precautions across the country. But what does the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act mean for people and their housing? Foreclosures CARES prevents foreclosures for all federally-backed mortgages […]
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Tips for Landlords During COVID-19
- How landlords can help tenants stay safe and have access to the things they need to stay housed and thrive in the future
Know Your Rights: Fair Housing & COVID-19
- Facts about fair housing rights during the COVID-19 pandemic and what to do if you believe your rights are violated.
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History of Neighborhood Segregation Shows During Pandemic
An article published April 20th on Nola.com  shed light on the large disparities in infection rates between predominantly black and predominantly white neighborhoods in the Greater New Orleans Area. These findings were based on recent reports released by the Louisiana Department of Health, which organized case rates based on U.S. census tract. This categorization allows for […]
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Advocacy Groups Release Comprehensive Roadmap to an Equitable COVID-19 Response and Recovery
Louisiana advocacy organizations and nonprofits release comprehensive list of policy demands and ideas to help guide Gov. Edwards, state legislators, local officials, and other public and private stakeholders to develop a racially and economically equitable COVID-19 response and recovery. NEW ORLEANS, LA | April 13, 2020—According to a recent article in the Advocate newspaper, Black people accounted for […]
Op-Ed: African Americans more likely to die from COVID-19, less likely to get counted in Census
LaFHAC’s Policy Analyst, Karléh Wilson, wrote an Op-Ed for The Lens about the importance of the 2020 Census for African Americans and its role in addressing the inequalities that the COVID-19 crisis has exposed.  The coronavirus has disproportionately claimed African American lives nationwide, unmasking structural racism that continues to deepen disparities in healthcare trends and life […]
Louisiana’s Economy Will be the Hardest Hit by COVID-19; the Census is Essential to our Recovery
The website WalletHub recently performed an analysis of state economies most exposed to the coronavirus and Louisiana ranked number one. With the coronavirus showing no signs of stopping soon, the 2020 Census may be our best defense to the economic fallout. The WalletHub study looked at highly impacted industries, like Accommodations and Food Services or Arts, Entertainment, […]
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Sample email for your landlord
Congress passed a $2 trillion relief bill, but that money won’t be available before many of us have to make rent and utility payments on April 1st. Much of the relief is also one-time payments and we all have recurring expenses. That’s why we’ve created a template for an email or text you can send […]
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Can I be evicted?
Update: Eviction court closed across Louisiana until at least June 15th. 
Why Is The 2020 Census Important During This Covid-19 Pandemic?
The U.S. Census is more than just a head count – it determines how our legislative districts are drawn, voting power in our communities, and how $675 billion in federal dollars will be allocated and invested.  During this unprecedented time, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed… but through these simple actions, you’ll impact your community in […]
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