Published 4:21 pm Wednesday, April 12, 2023

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The Louisiana Office of Community Development is accepting public comments on Action Plan Amendment 30, which amends allocations to the First Time Homebuyer Program budget and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit/Community Development Block Grant Piggyback Program. This amendment is considered substantial as it re-allocates more than 15% of the funds in a program.


You can access the action plan and submit public comments at You can also request a copy of the plan by calling 225.219.9600. The formal public comment period for APA 30 will end at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2023. At the end of the comment period, the state will submit APA 30 to HUD for approval.


The LIHTC/CDBG Piggyback budget is increased by $2,096,626.99 in order to fund additional eligible activities.  This program was created in the Initial Action Plan and amended in Amendments 4, 5, 23 and 26.


The First Time Homebuyer program budget is reduced by $2,096,626.99 because funds have been de-obligated from activities that are completed and closed out. This program was created in the Initial Action Plan and changed in Amendment 26.


Members of the public can submit comments several ways (indicate KR2 APA 30 in subject line):

  • Emailing them to;
  • Mailing them to Disaster Recovery Unit, P.O. Box 94095, 70804-9095,
  • Faxing them to the attention of Janice Lovett at 225.219.9605.

To view APA 30, visit the Action Plans page of OCD’s website.