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Notice of Funding Availability for 2019 Louisiana Emergency Solutions Grant Program

​The City of Shreveport has been issued an application package for the Louisiana Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESGP) administered by the Louisiana Housing Corporation “LHC”. Funding available under the Emergency Solutions Grants Program can be used for the following purposes: the rehabilitation or conversion of buildings for use as emergency shelters for the homeless; the payment of certain expenses related to operating emergency shelters; essential services related to emergency shelters and street outreach for the homeless; and, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing assistance.

Applicants for grants under the State ESG Program are limited to units of local government and the Continuum of Care (CoC) Agencies which may distribute all or part of their amounts to private nonprofit organizations for use in eligible program activities. For the purpose of this application, the City of Shreveport is the applicant. Nonprofit organizations interested in developing a project proposal for possible inclusion in an ESGP funding application under consideration by the City of Shreveport may request a copy of the proposal materials by contacting the Department of Community Development, 401 Texas Street, beginning July 11, 2019.

Submission deadline is Monday, July 29, 2019, at 5:00 PM at the Dept. of Community Development 401 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101. For grant proposal, click here.


Public Hearing Notice for 2019-2023 Consolidated Strategy Plan/Annual Action Plan

To all interested agencies, service providers, neighborhood organizations and persons: 

The City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development, will hold a second Public Hearing for the 2019-2023 Consolidated Strategy Plan and the 2019 Annual Action Plan. The Public Hearing will be held as follows:

Monday, June 24, 2019

New Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church

2332 Jewella Avenue, Shreveport, LA

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For additional information on this meeting, please feel free to contact the Administration Bureau of the Department of Community Development at (318) 673-5900. If you plan to attend and require special accommodations please contact us one (1) business day before the scheduled meeting.

Public Notice

2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan_Draft

To review 2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan_Draft, click here.


Shreveport, LA Consolidated Plan Survey

Please take the survey:

PUBLIC NOTICE

To all interested agencies, service providers, neighborhood organizations and persons:

The City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development, is in the process of developing the 2019-2023 Consolidated Strategy Plan and the 2019 Annual Action Plan.  The first Public Hearing designed to receive input from citizens, concerning housing, economic development, homeless facilities, public services and  public improvements/infrastructure needs for the next five (5) years is scheduled as follows:

Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at A. B. Palmer Community Center located at 547 E. 79th Street, Shreveport, LA  71106

For additional information on this meeting, please feel free to contact the Administration Bureau of the Department of Community Development at (318) 673-5900.  If you plan to attend and require special accommodations please contact us one (1) business day before the scheduled meeting.

Notice of the City of Shreveport’s 2018 Amended Workforce Development Plan for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.

The Shreveport Workforce Development Board and the City of Shreveport welcome comments regarding the 2018 Amended Regional/Local Plan for Workforce Development Area #71.  This notice initiates the 30-day comment period, which will conclude March 13, 2019.  A copy of the draft plan is available, click here to view draft

Please send written comments to community-dl@shreveportla.gov or bridgette.clark@shreveportla.gov or by mail to:  Mr. Herman Vital, Program Director of Workforce Development, City of Shreveport, Community Development, P. O. Box 31109, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71130-1109.

Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community based organizations.

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.

NCDA 2018 Award Winners

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

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.

Public Notice

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.