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Housing Programs

Homebuyer's Assistance Program --- Mortgage assistance for lower income first-time homebuyers.

Home Ownership Center --- Schedule of courses for prospective first-time homebuyers.

Housing Rehabilitation Contracting Opportunities --- Qualifications and steps necessary for a contractor to participate in the Rehab Programs offered through the Office of Community Development.

Housing Rehabilitation Grants-Homeowner --- Grants for very low income owner-occupants of substandard housing to bring their home into compliance with the housing code.

Housing Rehabilitation Loans-Homeowner --- Low interest mortgage loans provided to lower income households to rehabilitate their homes.

Lead-Based Paint Information --- Rules and regulations on lead-based paint evaluation and abetment, and informative brochures and forms on lead-based paint hazards.

New Housing Developments --- New construction affordable housing being built by non-profit community organizations for sale to homebuyers.

Rental Housing Rehabilitation Loans ---Secured mortgage low interest loans available to rental property owners for rehabilitation of substandard housing at affordable rents to lower income tenants.

Sewer Line Assistance Program --- Provides assistance to low income property owners for server line repairs.

Volunteer Housing Program --- Assistance with supplies for non-profits offering volunteer labor to repair low income housing.

Weatherization Assistance Program --- Energy conservation/weatherization improvements to housing units occupied by very low income residents of East Baton Rouge Parish.