Homeowners and renters in the Shreveport and Bossier City areas affected by last year’s floods can find resources and get answers to their questions about recovery at a Disaster Recovery Resource Fair being held from 2 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, at Riverview Hall, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, 71101. The event is free to the public.

The Fair is a “one-stop-shop” where homeowners and renters can find valuable information and guidance from federal, state, local, and non-profit agencies with a role in disaster recovery. Participants include the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, FEMA, USDA, the State of Louisiana, Cities of Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana Housing Corporation, legal aid organizations, and many others.

Homeowners and renters affected by floods can get answers to their questions about:

· Housing resources
· Flood insurance
· Foreclosure prevention
· Unemployment
· Title issuance and successions
· Legal services
· Disaster Tax Relief
· Rebuilding safer and stronger
· Various types of loans

The event is open to the public and parking is free. American Sign Language interpreters, as well as Spanish language translators, will be available. For more information or directions, call the Louisiana Housing Corporation at 888-454-2001.

A similar event is being planned in Monroe on Saturday, January 28, at the Monroe Public Safety Center. Information can be obtained for this fair at the same 888-454-2001 number.