U.S Rep. Cedric Richmond Introduces Comprehensive Affordable Housing Bill

On Tuesday (Dec. 11), U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) introduced the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act, a bill originally introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. r Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). This bill will reduce rent costs and provide greater access to home ownership through first-time homebuyer payment assistance. "Having...

Hundreds Expected to Gather for Saturday’s Put Housing First March

The Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA), alongside hundreds of local community partners, residents and housing advocates will join together for the Put Housing First March at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 in Congo Square to raise awareness and increase community involvement in fighting the city's affordable housing crisis. The March will begin...

HANO to Celebrate Grand Opening of the New Guste Homes Apartments 

Agency adds 155 units to city's affordable housing stock The Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) will celebrate the completion of the third phase of redevelopment in the Guste Homes Community Wednesday, April 11. Tours of the new units, located at 2100 Clio Street, will be available between the hours...

What We’re Saying: The New Orleans City Council Did What?

City leaders are obviously not serious about addressing affordable housing. That’s what we said when it was recently reported that the New Orleans City Council amended a zoning ordinance to allow multi-unit housing developers in an area known as the River Overlay District to build taller buildings without setting aside...

Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA) Says City Off-Track with Affordable Housing Plan

Organization Urges Mayor, City Council to Adequately Fund to Affordable Housing Initiatives The Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance says the city of New Orleans is off-track with its plan to produce 7,500 new affordable housing opportunities over five years. The organization has asked the city to allot the necessary resources...

Liberty Bank, Black Athletes Team Up for Affordable Housing

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] By Morgan Lawrence At the corner of North Johnston Street and St. Bernard Avenue in New Orleans’ historic Seventh Ward neighborhood, the third largest African-American-owned financial institution in America, Liberty Bank, announced a joint venture with CGG, LLC-- a partnership among high-profile, Black athletes from the NFL and...

NORA Hosts Community Meetings

Meetings begin Thursday, March 9 with Council District B The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) is hosting community engagement meetings throughout March in each councilmanic district to update residents on its investments throughout the city and discuss future opportunities for properties and housing in each area. These meetings are important...

Groundbreaking Held for Redevelopment of Former Sacred Heart Church

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett, Providence Community Housing, and Columbia Residential celebrated the groundbreaking of Sacred Heart at St. Bernard on earlier today (Wednesday, Feb. 8). Providence Community Housing and Columbia Residential have been working for over a year on the development of the former Sacred Heart Church...