Tenants in New Orleans apartment buildings owned by Joshua Bruno are getting help from Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s office. The Mayor’s Office of Housing Policy and Community Development offers financial assistance, so tenants wishing to move out of one of Bruno’s five complexes in New Orleans can do so. Offer applies to renters of Oakmont, Cypress Park, Forest Park, Liberty Park and Washington Place Apartments. The city is offering current tenants who wish to move assistance with moving expenses and will provide overdue rent balances for up to twelve months for eligible tenants through New York’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program. -Orleans,” City Housing Director Marjorianna Willman said in a statement. City leaders are asking tenants with questions or concerns about assistance to call 504-658-4232 .Tenants can also visit the office at 1340 Poydras St., 10th Floor.Bruno maintains that COVID-19 and Hurricane Ida have hurt his finances, preventing him from handling tenant issues.The landlord filed for bankruptcy on February 3, a decision that will allow him time to resolve them. n expedited repairs and returned properties to their pre-storm condition and relocated the homes of these residents, which were destroyed by the horrific hurricane that caused horrific losses across all units in our portfolio,” Bruno wrote in a text message to WDSU.

Tenants in New Orleans apartment buildings owned by Joshua Bruno are getting help from Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s office.

The Mayor’s Office of Housing Policy and Community Development offers financial assistance, so tenants wishing to move out of one of Bruno’s five New Orleans complexes can do so.

Offer applies to renters of Oakmont, Cypress Park, Forest Park, Liberty Park and Washington Place Apartments.

The city is offering current tenants who wish to move assistance with moving expenses and will provide overdue rent balances for up to twelve months for eligible tenants through the New Orleans Emergency Rental Assistance Program. “, City Housing Director Marjorianna Willman said in a statement.

City leaders are asking tenants with questions or concerns about assistance to call 504-658-4232. Tenants can also visit the office at 1340 Poydras St., 10th floor.

Bruno says COVID-19 and Hurricane Ida have taken a toll on his finances, preventing him from handling tenant issues. The owner filed for bankruptcy on February 3, a decision that will give him time to repair them.

“We hope that with new court records, we can begin expedited repairs and restore properties to their pre-storm condition and relocate the homes of these residents, which were destroyed by the horrific hurricane that created horrific losses across all units in our portfolio,” Bruno wrote in a text message to WDSU.