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HousingNOLA publishes preliminary data

After close to a year conducting extensive data gathering and engaging community residents in discussions about their housing needs, HousingNOLA, (Foundation for Louisiana's Affordable Housing Working Group) has just released its preliminary findings to the public. Residents are invited to review this document and bring their questions to a series of public presentations in September 2015. More Info..

Facts & Figures

In the first half of 2014, New Orleans welcomed 5.1 million visitors with an estimated $3.86 billion in visitor spending. Source: Mayor's office press release dated December 30, 2014

Stories of Hope

Some great projects that are helping to bring hope to the people.

Fighting Blight in New Orleans Neighborhoods

On a typically steamy June Saturday in New Orleans, near a vacant site being transformed into neighborhood green space, community residents gathered to learn about two hot-off-the-shelf tools to help neighborhoods take on the blight fight in their own backyards.

The Blight Organizing Toolkit "": provides how-to information for neighborhood…


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