Federal judge orders St. Bernard Parish to issue occupancy permits | NOLA.com

U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan today ordered St. Bernard Parish to issue occupancy permits to the four contentious mixed-income Provident Realty Advisors apartments in Chalmette by Friday or the parish will be fined $50,000 a day. Berrigan’s ruling came after a brief hearing Thursday morning to determine whether construction issues remain for the buildings at the Magnolia, Parc Place, Riverview and Woodcrest sites.

Berrigan said that based on the evidence, testimony and arguments produced at the hearing, as well as court-appointed expert’s reports, that construction issues have been resolved or will soon be resolved based on agreements, so the apartments can be rented.

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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