Covid-19 Resources & Updates

News about  the coronavirus outbreak and what federal, state, and local governments are doing to protect and support residents is changing moment to moment. LaFHAC is here to help you understand how the new information relates to your housing and what support is available.

Eviction Defense Project

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, LaFHAC offers free legal representation to people facing eviction in Orleans Parish. Anyone in need of an attorney can call LaFHAC at (504) 596-2100, or (877) 445-2100. 

Supreme Court Strikes Down Moratorium

Last night the United States Supreme Court struck down the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium, which was protecting millions of renters from eviction and communities across the country from the increased community spread of COVID-19 that evictions will cause…

The CDC’s New Eviction Moratorium – What You Need to Know

On August 3rd, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new nationwide moratorium on certain evictions, targeted to communities with high levels of COVID-19 transmission driven by the more contagious Delta variant. This new moratorium was issued after the…

CDC Eviction Moratorium Coming to an End

***UPDATE: The CDC issued a new eviction moratorium on August 3rd, which applies to communities with substantial or high risk of COVID-19 transmission and is set to remain in place until October 4th. Please CLICK HERE for detailed information.***

CDC Eviction Moratorium – Extended to July 31st

  • Updated 6/24/21 with June extension details
  • Explanation of the CDC’s eviction moratorium and what it means for tenants
  • Link to “declaration” letter template

Rental Assistance Resources

Regularly updated list of available rental assistance resources across Louisiana

December Update: Homeowner Relief during COVID-19

  • Protections against foreclosure for homeowners
  • What homeowners need to know before the end of the year

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.

Can I be Evicted from a Hotel?

Information about what to do if you’re staying in a hotel and worried about being evicted during Covid-19.

Other Resources:

Statewide information on the COVID-19 pandemic:

Eviction support:

Report a bad landlord:

  • Click here for a confidental report form by JPNSI to report housing abuse

Assistance programs:​

  • Apply for unemployment here
  • Orleans Parish residents who are at immediate risk of losing their home may qualify for emergency homelessness prevention. To see if you qualify, call the Office of Community Development at (504) 658-4200.

Mortgage support: