Lafayette’s new short-term rental rules leave many owners with two options: get rezoned or get out of the business. That could cause problems for the City Council.
January’s hard freeze caught Lafayette off guard. But experts say we shouldn’t be surprised because hard freezes are a regular part of life here.
Developers and residents alike say Lafayette’s codes let down both groups by causing heartburn for residents and giving false hope to builders.
Space heaters are now being used to warm the diner to the extent possible, and Catholic Charities says repairing the unit could take four to six weeks.
In town halls held this week, economic development emerged as the central tenet of incoming M-P Boulet’s vision for Lafayette.
Incoming M-P Boulet is holding three town hall meetings next week to gather input from the public on a trio of key local issues.
LCG has until Friday to decide on buying the Lemoine Building for $6.2 million, but City Council members are hesitant to commit to an estimated $9.6 million renovation.
As Lafayette voters head to the polls Saturday to decide the mayor-president election, daylight has been hard to find between the two candidates on local issues.
Fix housing, commuting and make it easier to connect with Downtown, UL student survey shows.
Catholic Charities is convening a diverse group of residents, political leaders and other stakeholders to analyze the housing landscape and develop solutions that will increase access to housing for those struggling to attain it.
Lafayette’s first set of local rules for short-term rentals starts the clock on a momentous shift in how Airbnbs and the like will be allowed to operate in the city.
Journalism has a duty to ask questions, and an obvious one raised by a problem is how we might fix it. Elections offer an ideal platform for that inquiry.