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  • HUD asks LHA board to resign

    February 23, 2011 11:47 PM

    HUD is calling for the resignations of Lafayette Housing Authority Commissioners and all but one of them declined the offer. Joe Dennis, Leon Simmons and John Freeman are refusing to step down from their posts. Donald Fuselier calling it quits- hoping the three others would do the same but they... more »
  • Judge: LHA Board did not violate laws

    February 15, 2011 12:01 PM

    Three Lafayette Housing Authority Commissioners alleged to have violated open meeting laws were not found to be in any violation. Retired Judge Arthur Planchard was appointed to the case, hearing testimonies from the commissioners and witnesses on Monday. The meeting in question dates back to October 26th where an... more »
  • DA Seeking Fines From Former LHA Members

    December 21, 2010 6:10 PM

    New information tonight on the Lafayette Housing Authority.. Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Mike Harson is seeking fines from former LHA members Joe Dennis, John Freeman and Leon Simmons. The fines stem from a closed-door meeting on October 26th. Harson says the three men failed to publish a... more »
  • Joe Dennis has called a meeting of the LHA Board

    October 20, 2010 10:55 AM

    Ousted housing authority board member Joe Dennis is calling a meeting of the Housing Authority Board today. Joe Dennis wants the board to meet in the agency's office. KATC is told, the accountant who conducted the controversial audit that sparked the upheaval is supposed to be there.
  • LHA Assistant Director driving under suspended license

    August 31, 2010 7:19 PM

    More controversy swirling around the Lafayette Housing Authority. KATC learned the Assistant Director has been driving a government vehicle with a suspended license. This is the latest in a series of stories KATC has uncovered since an audit found more than $400,000 of mishandled funds. Here's a short history: Auditors... more »
  • "Double Dipping" Accusations Against Fmr. Lafayette Councilman Chris Williams

    August 19, 2010 12:21 AM

    Accusations have surfaced that former Lafayette Parish councilman Dr. Christopher Williams has ripped off the community by "double dipping" with multiple government-funded jobs. At issue, alleged time conflicts between his full-time job at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and contracts that his non-profit agency, The Lafayette Training Career Development... more »

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