GRETNA – A man is being sued for failing to use government funds for a home improvement.
The state of Louisiana, Division of Administration, Office of Community Development-Disaster Recovery Unit filed a suit April 24 against Erwin Chancellor Sr. of Jefferson Parish in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging sums due.
According to the claim, the plaintiff issued $30,000 to the defendant which was to be used toward home elevation work following Hurricane Katrina. The suit states that the defendant failed to use the funds as they were intended. The plaintiff seeks repayment of the sum.
The defendant is accused of sums due.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by John C. Walsh of Shows, Cali & Walsh LLP in Baton Rouge.
The case has been assigned to Division N Judge Stephen D. Enright Jr.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 771305.