LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A new board of employees from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has set new policies to deal with nepotism, absenteeism and ethics at the Lafayette Housing Authority.
Lafayette City Parish President Joey Durel spoke about a variety of different topics during this morning's edition of Lafayette Live. He took several calls about ongoing traffic issues, fielded questions about the Charter Commission and talked about the HUD takeover of the Lafayette Housing Authority.
In a long-running dispute with a New Orleans suburb, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development threatens to cut Louisiana's money unless the state makes St. Bernard Parish comply with civil rights laws involving housing.