Two people pleaded guilty to defrauding the federal government’s Section 8 housing program operated by the Lafayette Housing Authority.

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Two of the Lafayette Housing Authority’s minimal-profits complexes received multi-million dollar renovation permits in December, with just about every job valued at extra than $6 million.

LHA’s Moss Street and Simcoe complexes were issued permits just just before Christmas. Both equally complexes are classified as, for the “very reduced-very low” revenue amounts, according to the LHA web page.

In its 5-year strategy for 2019 via 2023, the LHA outlined numerous wishlist initiatives for each complexes. For the Simcoe development, the wishlist incorporated new roofs, extra parking, central heating and air, updating insulation, changing from gas to electrical power, new cabinets, power successful home windows, lavatory updates and fiber connectivity, amongst other merchandise.