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ST. BERNARDPARISH, La. - St. Bernard Parish officials announced that they will to continue to participate in the 'Lot Next Door' program.

The program will last until June 30, at least, but officials said they may even extend it to September.

Since 2008, the program has let private property owners buy vacant lots next to their properties that were purchased by the Road Home program.

Nearly half of the 4,000 vacant lots in St. Bernard Parish sold to Road Home have yet to be sold.

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