ICF International Comments on Recent News Article About Road Home Disagreement Between the State of Louisiana and HUD
ICF Continues to Focus on Ensuring Homeowners Receive Their Road Home Awards as Quickly as Possible
Fairfax, Virginia, March 19, 2007 -
ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) today confirmed that the disagreement between the State of Louisiana and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over the disbursement process for The Road Home grant money will not interrupt the implementation of The Road Home program. Road Home program implementation will continue as state officials plan meetings with HUD to discuss any changes to process that may take place.
Jerry Luke LeBlanc, Commissioner of Louisiana’s Division of Administration, said over the weekend, “We are working closely with HUD to make decisions about how The Road Home program will proceed and what changes are necessary. We have instructed ICF and its team to move forward with closings and appointments for the 115,000 families who are participating in the program. We recognize there may be adjustments, but we fully expect any changes will continue to help homeowners receive their awards and continue rebuilding our communities across Louisiana.”
Gentry Brann, ICF’s Road Home spokeswoman said, “ICF’s Road Home team is focused on ensuring that homeowners receive their awards as quickly as possible. We are maintaining that focus and will support any program changes that are necessary.”
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ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com.
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