Community Services & Development

Community Development

The Community Development Division offers a variety of programs that contribute to neighborhood revitalization within the City of Lake Charles.
The division receives Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funding through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in order to benefit low and moderate-income residents.
Community Development Programs
  • Housing Rehabilitation/Reconstruction for Owner-Occupied Units
  • Affordable Housing Subsidy for first-time home buyers
  • Assistance for down payment/closing costs for first-time home buyers
  • Homeless Management Information Services Assistance
  • Handicap Ramp Assistance
  • Infrastructure Assistance

Homeowner Rehabilitation/Reconstruction Grant Brochure

Community Development Block Grant Down Payment & Closing Costs Assistance Brochure

2014-2019 Consolidated Plan  

Action Plans
2017 Action Plan

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report

2016 CAPER Newsletter

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice July 2013


Contact Us

Esther Vincent,
Director of Community Development and Services

326 Pujo St
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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