Rural Development

UREC provides project development oversight on community development projects in rural areas in Louisiana.

Plaquemine, Louisiana: UREC partnered with Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, which formed New Horizon Community Development Corporation to develop eight rental unities in Plaquemine. As the developer for the project, UREC helped to secure the development team and financing for the project and also providing consulting. 

Baker, Louisiana: UREC worked with the City of Baker and Louisiana Housing Corporation to rehabilitate 10 homeowner occupied homes for families that were 50% and below the area’s median income. UREC oversaw the intake process in conjunction with the City of Baker, secured contractor bids, monitored construction,  secured environmental services, and provided additional administrative functions. 

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