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More stories about New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

  • Nothing Easy About Rebuilding New Orleans

    Robert Greer has been through more than a year of frustration, and it’s not over yet.

  • 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

  • NEWS, TRENDS, & PEOPLE

    New Orleans—Multifamily property owners here have been stunned by increases in property insurance premiums of about 500 percent this spring.

  • The $87 billion question

    New Orleans — Bridget Vinson describes her company’s property managers as the stars who have helped her recover after Hurricane Katrina swamped this city in 2005.

  • In the News

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

  • Breakline

    Restoring Trust - School of Demolition - Tougher Codes - High Hazard Study - Storm-Tracking Tools

  • Genuine Mold

    It doesn't take a Category 5 hurricane to create a huge mold problem. Mold is rampant throughout the East and Gulf Coast regions. But coastal contractors need to know that mold is not toxic and does not cause diseases. It is simply an allergen that has to be dealt with accordingly.

  • Freddie stretches to make Gulf Coast deals work

    Freddie Mac and its lender partners are working closely with their Gulf Coast borrowers to make sure multifamily owners have the help they need to rebuild properties in communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.