Action Plan

On Aug. 23, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released requirements detailing eligible activities and processes for spending $1.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation funds allocated to the state.

The Louisiana Office of Community Development is accepting public input on the state’s Action Plan for the funds. The plan details the state's approach for using the funds, including projects, data collection and modeling, and policy measures that advance the Louisiana Watershed Initiative’s long-term resilience objectives.

We encourage you to review the Federal Register Notice, draft Action Plan and Spending Plan to provide your feedback, input, questions or concerns.

There are several ways to submit a comment:

Thursday Sep 19

City-Parish Council Auditorium – Lafayette Consolidated Government

1 p.m.

705 W. University Ave., Lafayette, LA 70506

View the public hearing video.
View the presentation.

Wednesday Sep 25

House Committee Room 5 – Louisiana State Capitol

1:30 p.m.

900 N. Third St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802

View the public hearing video.
View the presentation.

Thursday Oct 24

Ouachita Parish Emergency Operations Center/Fire Department Training Center

1:30 p.m.

1000 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe, LA 71292

View the public hearing video.
View the presentation.

Tuesday Oct 29

Council Chambers, Building A – St. Tammany Parish Government Administrative Complex

6 p.m.

21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville, LA 70471

View the public hearing video.
View the presentation.


The state will accept public comments on the draft Action Plan until 5 p.m. Nov. 29, 2019. All comments will be included in the final Action Plan the state submits to HUD. To submit a public comment on the draft Action Plan, click here.

  • Email: Public comments can be emailed to
  • Fax: Public comments can be faxed to the attention of Janice Lovett at 225.219.9605.
  • Mail: Public comments can be mailed to the attention of Janice Lovett:

    Office of Community Development
    P.O. Box 94095
    Baton Rouge, LA, 70804-9095

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