Temporary Housing and Shelter Assistance Program

Expedited Temporary Housing Assistance Waiver Form

Expedited Temporary Housing Assistance Waiver FAQs

Parish/Municipalities must submit the waiver form annually through the Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) Director.

This waiver of land use/permitting form addresses the requirement in the following statute:

La. R.S. 29:726(F)(3)(b)(iii)(aa):

The parish governing authority has submitted a certification to GOHSEP that the local governing authority will waive any land use regulation relative to permitting for mobile homes, recreational vehicles, and other temporary housing directly adjacent to the survivor’s damaged dwelling to allow for expedited temporary housing assistance in the parish.



The ETHA Waiver dashboard displays live waiver status information. Use the parish filter to view the waiver status for the governmental authorities in each parish. Click here to view the dashboard. 


HB 1070-Act 526  
WebEOC Instructions for Expedited Temporary Housing Assistance Waiver Board  

Zoom Recording:  8/26/2022 Expedited Temporary Housing Assistance Waiver Meeting