Office of Community Development (OCD) - BATON ROUGE

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Office of Community Development (OCD) - BATON ROUGE

222 St. Louis St.
Baton Rouge, LA - 70821

  • (225) 389-3039
  • (225) 389-3939

About Office of Community Development (OCD) - BATON ROUGE

Last-Modified: 2023-03-15 23:58:54

Office of Community Development (OCD) - BATON ROUGE offers Housing Programs:

  • Homebuyer's Assistance Program --- Mortgage assistance for lower income first-time homebuyers.
  • Home Ownership Center --- Information on 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  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.
  • 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.

Hours of Operations:

  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

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Do they offer emergency cash to pay rent?

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No and yes. They offer valchors
Added Monday, November 16, 2020


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12 Reviews of Office of Community Development (OCD) - BATON ROUGE

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Aug 16, 2019

i am texting to find rental assistance for me and my kids I was looking for in apartment low income based


Jan 1, 2020

I need help with my rent,lights,water, and need to get in the housing program


Jul 16, 2020

Looking for a low income house for me & my kids


Sep 4, 2020

Look's like they good helping everyone its just hard getting the right one


Sep 28, 2020

I was receiving the 300 from unemployment going to use that to pay rent and now it's cut off I am in a bad spot and I have two children I was hoping y'all could help


Oct 7, 2020

Have 3 children 2 are on disability. I struggle every month paying rent. Currently homeless. Need help being approved for housing or hud program but i have no help to find the sources that i need. I have no clue where or when to apply and i cant find out where to go. Is it a secret or something? I need help to be stable for my kids. Its hard being single parent 3 kids no help just a little food stamp. Please help.


Nov 29, 2020

Due you have eny available assistance for Rental Hardship


Jan 19, 2021

I lost my job do to COVID, and I am having a hard time receiving unemployment, I will need temporary assistant with my rent thank you


Jan 24, 2021

Looking for assistance


Feb 4, 2021

Need rental assistance, where do I go for help?


Mar 9, 2021

I have been dealing with LHC and was told I had to go through yall I don't know what else to do about me homeless.


Mar 15, 2021

Can a person receiving unemployment get rental assistance

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Office Hours of operation

  • Day Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed