Audit: EBR Housing Authority Misused Public Funds

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An audit by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Office is showing the Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish misused public funds.

The 18-page report documents over three years of misused money, totaling close to $9,000.

According to the audit, over $5,000 of public money were spent on food and office celebrations that included a picnic and an annual Christmas party.

The remaining $3,600 were spent on presents and prizes for employees.

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