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EBRPHA Board of Commissioners Agenda - June 2016

Board of Commissioners Retreat & Meeting

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

Central Office, 4731 North Boulevard

Monday, June 13th, 2016

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FY2017 Annual PHA Plan

The EBRP Housing Authority’s FY2017 annual PHA Plan update and the 5-Year CFP 2016-20 Plan are available for review and comment.

The plans are located on our website at www.ebrpha.org and upon request at 4731 North Blvd., BR, LA.
A public hearing will be held at 5:00 p.m. on June 30, 2016.

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iconCFP 5 Year Plan 2016-2020 (4.11 MB)


Public Housing Waitlist Opening

The Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish will be accepting preliminary applications for its PUBLIC HOUSING PROGRAM for the following properties:

1. Monte Sano Village (3002 E. Mason Ave.) [1-4BR]

2. Wood Plaza (9990 Ave J) [1-3BR]

3. Scotland Villa (10666 Scotland Ave.) [2-4BR]

4. Clarksdale (801 Swan Ave.) [1-3BR]

5. Zion Terrace (5958 Cadillac St.) [1-4BR]

6. Duane Street Apts. (1701 Duane St.) [2-4BR]

Opening Date: Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:01 A.M.

Closing Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:59 P.M.

Apply at https://laeastbatonrouge.tenmast.com/apply/

Applications will only be accepted during the period stated above. Applications will not be accepted in person, via mail or fax. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation, please contact Public Housing at 225.923.8100.

Choice of income based or flat rents, $250.00 security deposit, basic utilities or utility allowance included, and on-site maintenance. Program qualifications and property information can be found on our website at www.ebrpha.org.

All applications will be placed on a site-based waitlist for each property selected and processed in date and time order as received. Please note that applicants are only allowed to be on up to three active public housing property waitlists with the agency at any given time.

Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act), as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability.


Public Notice: Revision of HCV Homeless Veteran Preference

The Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish proposes to revise the admission preference(s) for its HCV Program by adding a preference for homeless veterans. Public comment may be submitted by May 31, 2016, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail to EBRPHA Attn: J. Anderson, 4731 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806


EBRPHA Board of Commissioners Agenda - April 2016

Board of Commissioners Retreat & Meeting

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

Central Office, 4731 North Boulevard

Saturday, April 30th, 2016 @ 12:00PM

 

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Free Fair Housing Training for Landlords - April 28th, 29th, and 30th

In Celebration of Fair Housing Month, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center Presents FREE FAIR HOUSING TRAININGS FOR LANDLORDS

These trainings are tailored for small landlords and will provide an overview of housing providers' responsibilities under applicable fair housing laws, including the federal Fair Housing Act and the Louisiana Violence Against Women Act (LaVAWA). Topics will include:

• Protected Classes and Covered Transactions

• Reasonable Modifications and Accommodations for People with Disabilities

• Discriminatory Harassment

• Advertising and Marketing

• Pre-Tenancy: Ensuring that Your Application and Screening Processes are Non-Discriminatory

The presentation will include case studies and best practices tailored to the needs and experiences of small landlords. Participants will receive certificates of completion.

iconFree Fair Housing Training for Landlords - April 28th, 29th, 30th (1.02 MB)


Baton Rouge Transformation Plan – A Choice Neighborhood Initiative - Smiley Heights - Melrose East


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Real Estate Developer

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority is requesting proposals from experienced and qualified firms to serve as Real Estate Developer to direct the Revitalization of public housing located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A copy of the RFP may be obtained by visiting the agency website at www.ebrpha.org. Responses must be submitted by 4:00 PM Central Standard Time on Thursday, March 31, 2016, to be eligible for consideration. Responses to this RFP shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “Proposal for Real Estate Developer” to Richard L. Murray, Chief Executive Officer, East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority, 4731 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806.

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PBV Waitlist Closing

The Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish will close its Project Based Voucher (PBV) Program waiting list on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM (CT). No applications will be accepted after the list closes 


Position Announcement: Chief Operating Officer, Partners for Progress

Partners-for-Progress, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on affordable housing is seeking a strong leader with a proven track record to direct all aspects of the organization's affordable housing management and development projects, including administrative, financial, and marketing functions. Partners-for-Progress, Incorporated is an affiliate of the Baton Rouge (Louisiana) Housing Authority.

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Apply for Public Housing

The Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish is currently accepting applications for its PUBLIC HOUSING PROGRAM for the following Public Housing properties: 

 

5. Turner Plaza - Elderly/Disabled Community; Applicants must be 55 & older and/or disabled

6. Sharlo Terrace - Elderly/Disabled Community; Applicants must be 55 & older and/or disabled

 


Use the following link to access the Application

https://laeastbatonrouge.tenmast.com/apply/


Applications will only be accepted during the period stated above. Applications will not be accepted in person, via mail or fax. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Housing Authority at 225.923.8100.


Choice of income based or flat rents, $250.00 security deposit, basic utilities or utility allowance included, and on-site maintenance. Program qualifications can be found on our website at www.ebrpha.org.


Please note that applicants are only allowed to have three active applications on file with the agency. All applications will be processed in date and time order they are received.


Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act), as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents of legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), and handicap (disability).


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Zion Terrance Apartments: Where Children are Top Priority

Zion Terrace


5958 Cadillac Street, Zion Terrace (Click for Map)


Located at 5958 Cadillac Street, Zion Terrace was completed in July 1971, with renovations in 1987 and 1990.  It consists of 25 one-story fourplex buildings which provide 100 living units:  32 one-bedroom, 24 two-bedroom and 24 three-bedroom and 4 four-bedroom apartments that are constructed of brick veneer and brightly painted wood trim.  Residents also enjoy a community and laundry facility, spacious grounds and an adjacent BREC park and community center.

 

  • Family Atmosphere
  • 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units
  • Open Floor Plans, Porches, Ample Parking
  • Laundry Facilities; Some Washer Hook-ups
  • Refrigerator, Range/Oven
  • Large Bedroom and Storage Closets
  • Large Playground Areas
  • Well-lit Grounds and Landscaped Lawns
  • Off-duty Patrol
  • 24-hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Convenient to the City Bus Line
  • Several Blocks from Interstate 110
  • Fire Extinguisher and Smoke Alarms
  • Handicapped Accommodations Available
  • Minutes from the Petrochemical Corridor
  • Close by Vocational Technical and Job Training
  • Convenient to Schools, Child Care, Churches, Grocery Stores, and Southern University, Library, Clinics, Hospitals, Businesses, Head Start Center
  • Adjacent to BREC Park and Community Center

 

Roosevelt Terrace Apartments: City Amenities at Affordable Prices

 

Roosevelt Terrace


 1255 West Roosevelt Street, Roosevelt Terrace (click for map)


Located at 1255 W. Roosevelt Street, Roosevelt Terrace consists of 9 two-story frame and brick veneer townhouse buildings. There are 50 units: 20 one-bedroom, 20 two-bedroom and 10 three-bedroom apartments. An administration and maintenance building is onsite with laundry facilities.

The complex is situated on a two-acre site that is within walking distance of shopping, grocery stores, banks, Louisiana State University, schools and churches. It is also minutes from the central business district, a park, a community center, Louisiana Technical College, George Washington Carver Library and McKinley Head Start Center.

Units have refrigerators, range/ovens, washer connections, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, closets and storage pantries. Maintenance personnel are available 24 hours for emergencies. The city’s bus system passes two blocks from the complex and provides access to clinics, hospitals and businesses. Interstate 10 is about a mile away.  

 

Clarksdale

 
Clarksdale

 
Located on the Southern University Campus
The Clarksdale Apartments are located on the Southern University campus, at 801 Swan Street.  Although it was completed in July 1943, the brick veneer complex has been completely modernized.  It is comprised of 22 one-story buildings, featuring 47 living units (12 one-bedroom, 27 two-bedroom, 28 three-bedroom and 5 four-bedroom apartments), including three handicapped accessible units, laundry facility and community center.

Situated on seven acres, the apartments resemble an upscale residential community.  Grounds are well-landscaped, adequately lit, and feature a fenced play area for young residents.  All units have porches and are furnished with an oven/range, refrigerator, and spacious closets.

The complex is convenient to schools, churches, banks, grocery stores, child care facilities, medical clinics, and hospitals.  Via public transportation, residents also have access to major retail centers, and community outreach vocational-technology and job training programs.
  • 1, 2, 3 & 4 Bedroom Units
  • Handicapped Accommodations Available
  • On the Campus of Southern University
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Front and Back Porches
  • Refrigerator, Range/Oven
  • Fenced Playground
  • Well-lit Grounds
  • Landscaped Lawns
  • Large Storage Rooms
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Off-duty Patrol
  • Ample Parking
  • 24-hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Two Blocks from City Bus Line
  • Near shopping, schools, child care, Head Start centers, churches, clinics, hospitals, job training
  • Convenient to Petrochemical-Industrial Corridor

 
 

Wood Plaza

 

 

Wood Plaza


Within Walking Distance of Southern University
The Wood Plaza Apartments are located at 9990 Avenue J, within walking distance of Southern University.  Although the complex was completed in July 1971, in 1995 it received a major facelift and renovation.  It is comprised of 15 one-story and two-story frame and brick veneer townhouse buildings, which provide 50 living units (20 one-bedroom, 18 two-bedroom and 12 three bed-room apartments).  There’s also a laundry and community center.

Situated on three acres, the apartments resemble a well-maintained, privately owned residential community.  Porches cover front and rear entrances, grounds are well-landscaped, adequately lit, and feature a fenced play area for young residents.  All apartments are furnished with an oven/range, refrigerator, pantry and bedroom and storage closets.

The complex is convenient to schools, churches, banks, grocery stores, the petrochemical-industrial corridor, day care facilities, medical clinics and hospitals.  Via public transportation, residents also have access to major retail centers, and community outreach and job training programs.

 

  • 1, 2, 3 & 4 Bedroom Units
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Front and Back Porches
  • Wrought Iron Fencing
  • Well-lit Grounds
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Off-duty Patrol
  • Ample Parking
  • Landscaped Lawns
  • Large Storage Room
  • 24-hour Emergency Maintenance
  • On-site Computer Learning Center
  • Handicapped Accommodations Available
  • Two Blocks from City Bus Line
  • Within Walking Distance of Southern University
  • Convenient to Petrochemical-Industrial Corridor
  • On-site Adult and Youth Education Programs
  • Convenient to Schools, Child Care, Churches, Hospitals, Clinics, Grocery Stores, Shopping

 

Capitol Square

 

 

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700 North 17th Street, Capitol Square Apartment (Click for Map)

In the Heart of the City
Located at 700 North 17th Street, Capitol Square Apartment complex was completed in January 1976.  It consist of 26-one story duplex buildings which provide 50 living units:  12 one-bedroom, 18 two-bedroom and 18-three bedroom and 2 four-bedroom apartments that are constructed of brick veneer and brightly painted wood trim.  Several unites are handicap accessible.  Residents also enjoy a large community and laundry facility and spacious grounds.

Designed with children in mind
The large, open floor plans and spacious playground area indicate that this complex was designed with children in mind.  All apartments feature refrigerator, range/ovens, washer/dryer connections, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, large closets and big storage pantries for toys and individual incidentals.  Maintenance personnel are available 24 hours a day for emergencies.  Community Police and night patrols assure residents of a safe living environment at all times.

Just minutes away are retail centers, grocery stores, parks, banks, libraries, and museums.

The city bus line passes within one block of the complex, providing access to clinics, Head Stars centers, hospitals, businesses and city amenities.

Capitol Square is one of 13 family developments owned and maintained by the Authority.  The complex is situated on a 5-acre site that is minutes away from the central business district and the petrochemical-industrial corridor.  The city bus system passes directly in front of the complex.  Interstate 10 is several blocks away.

 

  • 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Front and Back Porches
  • Refrigerator, Range/Oven
  • Wrought Iron Fencing
  • Well-lit Grounds
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Off-duty Patrol
  • Ample Parking
  • Landscaped Lawns
  • Large Storage Room
  • 24-hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Onsite Computer Learning Center
  • Handicapped Accommodations Available
  • Two Blocks from City Bus Line
  • Within Walking Distance of Southern University
  • Convenient to Petrochemical-Industrial Corridor
  • Convenient to Schools, Child Care, Churches, Hospitals, Clinics, Grocery Stores, Shopping

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