Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office Accepting Applications for CleanUpNOLA Community Impact Grants

The Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office is accepting applications for Community Impact Grants to help bring green infrastructure and beautification to New Orleans neighborhoods through CleanUpNOLA. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6. The CleanUpNOLA Community Impact Grant is designed to encourage residents to engage with their neighborhood by way of...

City of New Orleans to Present on Upcoming Green Infrastructure Opportunities for Businesses

The City of New Orleans will present upcoming Green Infrastructure opportunities for businesses in person and virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1. The presentation will take place at Thrive New Orleans, 3600 Desire Parkway. Registration is required for virtual participation and can be completed here. A zoom link will be sent...

City of New Orleans Providing Payments to Prevent Entergy Disconnections for Residents

The City of New Orleans has started providing outstanding utility payments for applicants in its Emergency Rental Assistance Program using funds provided by the U. S. Department of the Treasury. The City is utilizing a portion of the $23 million reallocated from the State to make payments on the accounts of as many as 14,000 rental assistance applicants.   “It is never acceptable to...

$7 Million Available for Development of Affordable Rentals

The Mayor’s Office of Housing Policy and Community Development recently released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the development of affordable rental housing in New Orleans. The funding cones from U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) dollars, general obligation bonds and Neighborhood Housing Improvement Funds (NHIF)....

City Leaders Break Ground on $3.5 Million NOPD Training Academy and Firing Range in New Orleans East

City Leaders on Thursday, Oct. 29, celebrated groundbreaking on the new state-of-the-art Firing Range housed at the New Orleans Police Department Municipal Training Academy in New Orleans East.Mayor LaToya Cantrell and NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson , District B Councilman Jay Banks, NOFD Superintendent Roman Nelson, Criminal Justice Commissioner Tenisha T. Stevens, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New Orleans Police and...