Shreveport realtor appointed to Louisiana Housing Corporation
BATON ROUGE – Monday, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Larry Ferdinand to the board of the Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC), the state’s streamlined housing agency created in the 2011 Legislative Session to unite dozens of housing programs previously spread across five state agencies.
Under the LHC’s establishing legislation, the Governor has six appointees to the board. They are required by statute to be Louisiana residents and to have at least five years of experience in at least one of the following areas – banking or bonds, residential or multi-family construction, real estate, affordable housing development, nonprofit residential development, or program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. No two gubernatorial appointments shall reside in the same Congressional District, and they are subject to Senate approval.
Larry Ferdinand, of Shreveport, is the owner of Larry Ferdinand & Associates, a real estate and consulting business he founded in 1976. Ferdinand will be appointed to serve as representative of the 4 th Congressional District, with at least five years experience in real estate, as required by statute.