Press Releases

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State of Louisiana Buys Land for Isle De Jean Charles Resettlement

01/09/2019
The Louisiana Land Trust on behalf of the Office of Community Development is purchasing 515 acres of farmland in the Schriever area of Terrebonne Parish to serve as the resettlement site for the residents of Isle de Jean Charles.

State of La Selects Site for Isle De Jean Charles Resettlement

03/20/2019
Residents of the environmentally at-risk Isle de Jean Charles are a step closer to a resilient and historically contextual resettlement community.

State Names CSRS Inc. as Master Planner to Oversee Design of Isle De Jean Charles Resettlement Community

09/25/2017
Louisiana’s Office of Community Development is announcing that CSRS Inc. will serve as the master planner to design a new community for the residents of Isle de Jean Charles.

State Accepting Resettlement Applications from Former Residents of Isle De Jean Charles

06/22/2020
The Louisiana Office of Community Development is accepting applications from former residents of Isle de Jean Charles—a community in Terrebonne Parish that is rapidly disappearing into the Gulf of Mexico—who wish to participate in a federally funded, first-of-its kind program designed to resettle individuals and families to safer, higher ground.

Application Deadline Set for Island Residents Eligible for Homes in Isle de Jean Charles Resettlement

01/14/2020
The Louisiana Office of Community Development has set Jan. 31 as the application deadline for residents of Isle de Jean Charles eligible for either a new home in The New Isle community or an existing home in Louisiana.