The Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) passed a resolution on October 21 approving a plan to provide up to $5 million in aid to homes built after Hurricane Katrina with Chinese drywall. The program would be available for applicants to the Road Home program, which gave grants to over 125,000 families for hurricane recovery after Katrina and Rita plagued the state. However, the state agency needs guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on a protocol for providing grants before they can be made. The resolution can be found on the agency’s website at www.lra.louisiana.gov, which also invites public comments.

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