EBRPHA BOARD MEETING JANUARY 13, 2022 – 12:00PM  

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In the News

BRPROUD | Housing rates rise through new year, EBR works to bridge the gap

Construction starts on $23 million Scotlandville development, see rendering here | Business | theadvocate.com

New affordable housing project aims to help families out of poverty (wbrz.com)

City-Parish, Housing Authority partner to improve EBR’s wastewater system (wbrz.com)

EBR Housing Authority adds ‘Freegerators’ to help keep produce from community gardens fresh (wafb.com)

$40K grant infuses community farm projects with ‘freegerators’ to fight food insecurity | News | theadvocate.com

BRPROUD | City leaders plant seeds to battle food insecurity in Baton Rouge

“Beds for Kids” Answers the Call to Aid Children in Need (prnewswire.com)

EBR Parish Housing Authority gives updates on housing assistance program during COVID-19 pandemic (wafb.com)

Baton Rouge schools distribute laptops in preparation for virtual classes to come (wbrz.com)

Three Baton Rouge neighborhoods to be revitalized thanks to $29.5 million from HUD (wafb.com)

Most Baton Rouge landlords following coronavirus rules, not kicking out tenants, officials say | Coronavirus | theadvocate.com

Baton Rouge Overcomes Racial Unrest and Historic Flooding by Rebuilding Communities (prnewswire.com)

BRPROUD | East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority to assemble and deliver beds for kids

EBR Housing Authority to distribute COVID-19 care packages (wafb.com)

BRPROUD | East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority to distribute care packages to its families amid ongoing pandemic

EBR Housing Authority donates COVID-care packages to families in need (wbrz.com)

With coronavirus keeping students home, schools, library, public housing provide tech support | Coronavirus | theadvocate.com

New program could get Baton Rouge students jobs right out of high school; here’s how it works | Education | theadvocate.com

Housing isn’t enough — Baton Rouge Area Foundation (braf.org)

More than 80 gardening plots coming to affordable housing families, bringing fresh produce, new skills | News | theadvocate.com

BRPROUD | EBR Housing Authority receives nearly $5,000 grant to invest in safe baby cribs for local families in need

Baton Rouge awarded $30M HUD neighborhood grant to revitalize community (wafb.com)

Housing authority making upgrades to Plaquemine affordable housing program (wafb.com)

Community Connection Center opens in Baton Rouge (wafb.com)

Baton Rouge groups sharing best urban revitalization practices with South African delegation (businessreport.com)

Housing authority on the cusp of building boom with new CEO at the helm (businessreport.com)

EBRPHA details HUD grant plans (businessreport.com)

Cypress River Lofts apartment complex breaks ground near Water Campus (businessreport.com)

Housing Authority marks start, completion on $16 million in affordable housing | Business | theadvocate.com

Baton Rouge on mission to reimagine public housing – Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge catches on to the transformation of public housing (businessreport.com)

Asst. HUD secretary presents $29.5 million grant for Ardendale revitalization: ‘Now we’ve got some hope’ | News | theadvocate.com

In Baton Rouge’s Melrose East neighborhood, murals flourish; ‘using art as a redevelopment tool’ | News | theadvocate.com

Neighborhood, radically reimagined — Baton Rouge Area Foundation (braf.org)

Urban Renewal Podcast Episode 9: Creating Equitable Living Space | Metromorphosis