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.
NO. 5 • NEW ORLEANS: Doing the Second-Line Boogie
New Orleans’ famous brass band-led jazz funerals were often followed by what was known as a “second line” of revelers who joined the procession to boogie to the music.
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.
Rebuilding the Gulf Coast
One of the critical needs in the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast is housing, including affordable apartments.
The Katrina Effect
Mobile, Ala.—While New Orleans languishes, Mobile thrives.
Getting Down to Business on the Gulf Coast
There is no place where the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) is more important than on the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast.
Energizing New Orleans
New Orleans-based distributor