Housing Authority approves new mixed-income developments in these New Orleans neighborhoods

Posted on Mar 11, 2019
Housing Authority approves new mixed-income developments in these New Orleans neighborhoods

By Jessica Williams at The New Orleans Advocate. March 7, 2019 Properties in Algiers, the Upper 9th Ward and Uptown will be turned into mixed-income housing under proposals recently approved by the Housing Authority of New Orleans. The agency’s board last week endorsed the planned revamps of the former Christopher Park Homes on Vespasian Boulevard and […]

Plans for new Bywater mixed-income apartments scaled back as developers seek affordability

Posted on May 11, 2018
Plans for new Bywater mixed-income apartments scaled back as developers seek affordability

By Jennifer Larino at The Times-Picayune. May 10, 2018 Last year, a New Orleans development team announced plans to build a new five-story, mixed-income apartment building in the Bywater with the goal of attracting former residents who have been priced out of the neighborhood. The team says it intends to move forward with the project this […]

HPD Announces Development Plans For Over 400 Units Of Homeownership And Rental Opportunities On 67 Small Vacant City-Owned Lots In Brooklyn, Manhattan, And The Bronx

Posted on Aug 1, 2017
HPD Announces Development Plans For Over 400 Units Of Homeownership And Rental Opportunities On 67 Small Vacant City-Owned Lots In Brooklyn, Manhattan, And The Bronx

By New York HPD. July 24, 2017 New York, NY - New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer today announced the selection of development teams to build 100 percent affordable housing on seven clusters of vacant City-owned land. The teams will lead the construction of over 400 affordable housing units, with […]

$30M Bywater Development Seeks To Bring More Affordable Housing To Area

Posted on Jun 10, 2017

By Andrew Valenti at New Orleans City Business. June 06, 2017 A portion of a mixed-use development set to come online in the next few years could add some affordable housing in one of New Orleans’ more expensive neighborhoods. Plans filed with the city show that developers want to build a 105-unit, mixed-income apartment complex […]

$30 Million Mixed-Use Development Planned For Bywater

Posted on Jun 9, 2017
$30 Million Mixed-Use Development Planned For Bywater

By Canal Street Beat Admin, June 02, 2017 New Orleans developers Iris Development Co. and Green Coast Enterprises have announced plans for a $30 million five-story, mixed-use apartment building in the Bywater. The development will be built at 2930 Burgundy Street, currently vacant land and a warehouse.  The project will feature 105 units, of which they plan to […]

Could This Bywater Mixed-Income Apartment Development Bring Back Former Residents?

Posted on Jun 9, 2017
Could This Bywater Mixed-Income Apartment Development Bring Back Former Residents?

BY Katherine Sayre NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on June 01, 2017 A New Orleans development team hopes a $30 million proposed five-story, mixed-income apartment building in the Bywater will give former residents priced out of the hot neighborhood a chance to return. Iris Development Co. and Green Coast Enterprises plan to begin construction this fall on […]

Five N.O.-area Housing Grants Awarded

Posted on Aug 2, 2014
Five N.O.-area Housing Grants Awarded

By Advocate Staff, The New Orleans Advocate on Aug. 02, 2104 The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas has awarded more than $1.3 million in Affordable Housing Program grants for five projects in the New Orleans area totaling 210 housing units. Four of the projects are in New Orleans and one in Mandeville. Another $530,000 […]

17 Local Home Developers to Participate in New Orleans Soft Second Mortgage Program

Posted on Nov 9, 2012
17 Local Home Developers to Participate in New Orleans Soft Second Mortgage Program

By Bruce Eggler, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on November 09, 2012 New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced Thursday that 17 local home developers have been selected to participate in the city’s new soft second mortgage program. The term “soft second” is used to describe a forgivable loan that is made by the city in tandem with […]