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  • THE FRIENDLY LEADER: A Mentor to Many

    When Moon Landrieu was confirmed by the Senate to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1979, top staffers paraded around the HUD building with a jazz band from the new secretary’s native New Orleans.

  • Protesters Storm New Orleans Housing Authority Office

    About two dozen protesters temporarily seized control of the offices of the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) on Aug. 31, protesting the lack of public housing in the city in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Protesters Storm New Orleans Housing AuthorityOffice

    About two dozen protesters temporarily seized control of the offices of the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) on Aug.

  • Carpet Cottages the Latest in Low-RiseHousing

    he design for the cluster of small houses, with their pitched roofs and clapboard siding, looks like something from another era of New Orleans architecture, but the plan for these “Carpet Cottages” is brand new.

  • The Savior of New Orleans?

    So much depends on Ed Blakely, the planner charged with pushing the recovery effort from idea to reality.

  • Energizing New Orleans

    New Orleans-based distributor

  • Backfill: Sign Language From the Streets of New Orleans

    Sign language in New Orleans

  • After Katrina: One Year Later

    A year after Katrina: voices and impressions from a region rethinking how to build

  • Breakline: Rising Coastal Waters

    Rising Coastal Waters - Green Building Gains Ground in Gulf

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    U.S.-Canada lumber deal; FEMA guidelines; OSHA ruse; lead threat; more