Housing Comes First.

Shelter, security, and dignity are fundamental human needs, so access to housing—for absolutely everyone—is a primary public policy concern.

In short about us.

Housing Matters

Our homes and neighborhoods set the stage for our lives.
The importance of housing when achieving social and economic success is such a universal belief that people search for housing based on proximity to schools, access to jobs, perceptions of safety and the shared values of neighbors. Research has shown that housing problems have ripple effects on health, education, economic mobility, child welfare, civil rights, criminal justice, and more. Affordable, stable, and quality housing options for all types of households and income levels can lead to better outcomes.

We're working hard in Baton Rouge, Central, Zachary, Baker, and St. George to make housing a right - not a privilege.

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Our History


We formed in response to the 2016 Floods, which exacerbated existing housing needs in EBR Parish.


We developed a plan of action to achieve our goals for the parish.


With a plan of action in place, we built out staff capacity in 2018.


We completed Phase I of a housing study and community engagement sessions.

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We need YOUR help to foster a unified voice on housing policy and implementation