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More stories about New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

  • FEMA Publishes New Flood Maps for New Orleans~

  • Hurricane Recovery Drags On

  • The Big (Un)Easy: Lafitte Steps Forward

    On Aug. 27, ceremonial shovels hit the dirt at Lafitte Street in New Orleans, as the redevelopment of the Lafitte public housing complex got under way.

  • HUD Names New Leadership for Troubled New Orleans Agency

    Federal housing officials have put a new team in place to lead the troubled Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO).

  • Back to School

    A DOCUMENTARY SERIES following a group of Tulane University architecture students as they design and build a single-family home in a low-income neighborhood of New Orleans has been airing on the Sundance Channel.

  • Hanging Moss

    New Orleans—How long does it take to recover from a hurricane? Natives here can't say for sure, but most can see that, while rebuilt homes, businesses, and apartment buildings may line many streets, getting back to full strength is likely to take much longer than three years.

  • Work in Progress

    It didn’t take long for Katrina to sweep through the Gulf Coast and displace thousands of New Orleans residents.

  • Who needs Brad Pitt?

    NEW ORLEANS—Visiting this city for the first time since Katrina, I was not that shocked by what I saw.

  • Southern Promises

    NEW ORLEANS — Two-and-a-half years after Hurricane Katrina, many who called New Orleans home continue to live in trailers tainted by formaldehyde or with relatives in California or in apartments in Houston or in dark cracks where they have slipped unknown into the American landscape.

  • ‘Let The People In’

    NEW ORLEANS — On Dec. 20, police clashed with residents and housing activists at New Orleans City Hall.