The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) has begun operating as the State of Louisiana’s new housing finance agency. The new agency consolidates previous activities from the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency and the Office of Community Development, Department of Health and Hospitals, and the Department of Children and Family Services and will be responsible for the administration of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and other state and federal housing and community development programs. LHC will be led by Interim Executive Director Don Hutchinson and will be governed by an 11-member board made up of the state treasurer, six appointees from the governor, two appointees from the president of the state Senate, and two appointees from the speaker of the state House of Representatives. The Agency had a July 1 launch date.

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