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Shreveport, LA— The Paint Your Heart Out Shreveport 2019 Kickoff Event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018, at the Paradise Baptist Church Activity Center, 1706 Hollywood Avenue. The 2019 event will mark the program’s 27th year. Additional Info...
The City of Shreveport will host a job fair Thursday to offer residents greater opportunity for better jobs. “We want to make sure our citizens have opportunities and the necessary training to secure a good quality of life and this upcoming job fair... Read on...
Mayor Ollie Tyler will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. today regarding grants awarded from the Federal Aviation Administration. Additional Info...
The Department of Community Development just released the 2018 Annual Action Plan. Read on...
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to Expand Free Financial Counseling Program for Low-Income Residents to 50 Cities as Part of Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Initiative 12 Local Governments, including City of Shreveport Read on...
Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for 2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan
June 26, 2018 - July 27, 2018
The City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development is seeking firms to prepare the city’s
required five year U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2019-2023
Consolidated Strategy Plan. The Consolidated Plan is intended to assist communities in developing a
collaborative process whereby the community establishes a unified vision for community development
activities. For more information, click here.
2018 NCDA Award Winners
Congratulations to the Department of Community Development who were the award winners of the 2018 NCDA Award at the National Community Development Association Conference on June 13-16, 2018, in Long Beach, California. City of Shreveport's 2018 NCDA Week was a great success!
Public Notice - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) Non Profit Provider
June 11, 2018 - The City of Shreveport’s Department of Community Development is seeking proposals from community organizations to manage and implement the City of Shreveport’s Financial Empowerment Center. The Financial Empowerment Center model provides free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to residents to support financially vulnerable residents within the City of Shreveport.
The respondent must be an organization with a 501©3 nonprofit tax exempt status with proven experience in the delivery of social services in the community and ability to implement counseling services to residents.
For Public Notice, click here.
Public Notice - Extended Deadline until June 16, 2018
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL REHABILITATION CONTRACTORS
The City of Shreveport is requesting Statements of Qualification from experienced, professional contractors or contracting firms, and Sub-Contractors to participate in a multi-year federally funded housing program as Rehabilitation Contractors.
A complete application package will be available for pickup beginning April 9 thru June 16, 2018 at the City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development, 401 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101; or mailed to Post Office Box 31109, Shreveport, LA 71130-1109. For more information, click here.
2018 Annual Action Plan/Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Plan/Public Hearings
The City of Shreveport's Department of Community Development is in the process of developing the 2018 Annual Action Plan for proposed entitlement funds through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Department of Community Development will hold two public hearings designed to generate discussion from citizens of identified homeless and housing needs; proposed activities and the status of funding for 2018. Interested parties are encouraged to attend the public hearing and provide comment. Once the Plan is completed, there will be a 30-day review period before submission to HUD for final approval.
For more information, click here.
Substantial Amendment to the 2014, 2015, & 2016 Annual Action Plan
The City of Shreveport receives annual entitlement funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that includes the HOME Investment Partnership Grant (HOME). A five-year Consolidated Strategy Plan must be developed before funds are received or expended. For more information, click here.