For your convenience, OCD has included
internet links to various home pages of national and regional organizations involved in
affordable housing and community development. Each home page link is a free access
site to the public. We've included links for locating additional information,
resources, and further links to other related sites. We can not list every related
site, but if you find new useful sites of general interest, please inform us. We'll
take a look at it.
Code of Federal Regulations
Access to all Federal Regulations through the Government Printing Office.
Community Policing Consortium
A partnership of national policing organizations. Includes information describing
community policing, newsletters, library publications, and other resources.
A National nonprofit of housing and community development organizations. Includes
information on services, membership, other resources and newsletters.
Mae's Internet Site
Fannie Mae is a
federally chartered, private company that provides funds for housing mortgages.
Rather than lending money directly to homebuyers, Fannie Mae works with mortgage
lenders to provide housing mortgage funds and is the nation's largest provider
of home mortgages. Visit their web site to learn more about their lending
products and services.
Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Information about the FHLB, its member institutions, the Community Investment Program for
economic development, housing and community revitalization, Affordable Housing Program,
and Partnership Grant Program for nonprofit.
HUD--Louisiana State Office
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office serving the State of
Louisiana. Includes information on FHA, public housing, other HUD programs,
Publications on housing and related matters including research reports. HUD Office of
Policy Development and Research.
Kentucky Real Estate Commission
A listing and links of national real estate organizations, real estate centers, federal
links to real estate regulatory agencies. Includes real estate broker organizations
with state/local memberships such as the National Association of Realtors and the National
Association of Real Estate Brokers.
Initiatives Support Corporation -LISC
LISC is the nation's premier financial intermediary to channel grants, investments, and
technical support to local community development corporations (CDCs).
Louisiana Workforce Commission (formerlly Department of
The Louisiana Workforce Commission, Office of Employment Security, Research &
Statistics Division. A great source for local labor statistics!
Provide an address and Mapquest will show the location on a map, and the driving
instructions on how to get there.
Corporation's "Maytag foundation" Site
The Maytag foundation was set up by the Maytag Corp. as a way to insure its
commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen and a good neighbor. Check
their site out!
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment
Includes information on housing and related issues, publications, resource links, and
Association of Real Estate Brokers
List state/local chapters and associated brokers.
Association of Realtors
The national organizations representing the greater majority of Baton Rouge brokers.
for the Homeless
National Advisory Network of homeless person(s), activists, and service providers.
Information on homelessness, legislation, library resources, and links to other
National League of
Membership organization of municipalities. Includes information on legislation, it's
programs/services, other resources.
A congressionally chartered public nonprofit corporation. Affordable housing and
neighborhood reinvestment. Includes training and research resources / links.
The Foundation Center is an independent nonprofit information clearinghouse whose mission
is to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collection, organizing,
analyzing, and the dissemination information on foundations, corporate giving and related
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program
The Weatherization Assistance Program works to increase energy effciency in U.S.
households. Its goals are to reduce energy consumption, lower fuel bills, and increase the
comfort and safety of occupants.