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Newell Normand
August 01, 2019 - 5:02 pm
Who will be able to own a home, rent or operate a business in Orleans Parish? Property assessments are being done and homeowners are getting the shock of their lives. Higher assessments mean higher taxes. Higher taxes mean less affordability for many. To understand more about what the consequences...
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Thomas Perumean
July 04, 2019 - 8:42 am
The latest U.S. Home Affordability Report from ATTOM Data Solutions finds (no big surprise) Orleans Parish has the highest home prices in the state. The report also breaks down the percentage of wages needed to pay on a home loan. Orleans again led the way with 34.9% of wages dedicated to servicing...
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Chris Miller
September 11, 2018 - 9:49 am
The LSU organization that is overseeing plans to redevelop the former Charity Hospital has released summaries of the two competing proposals, The New Orleans Advocate reports. 1532 Tulane Partners is proposing a $245 million redevelopment that includes 175,000 square feet of office space and 475,...
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Newell Normand
November 16, 2017 - 7:19 pm
New Orleans mayoral candidates LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet squared off in a debate on WWL Radio Wednesday night. Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES on how the debate went down. I had a good time last night in my first time as a panelist in a mayoral debate. We discussed many issues...
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Newell Normand
November 15, 2017 - 5:50 am
The New Orleans mayoral election is on Saturday, and the city will elect its first African-American mayor. Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES on this important election. We are just days away from a defining moment for this city. On Saturday, we will elect new leadership for the next 4 or 8 years...
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June 29, 2017 - 10:53 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Lower-income renters in New Orleans are facing the loss of their homes and uncertain futures as affordable-housing subsidies start to expire in a city that already has experienced steep rent increases and stagnant wage growth. Michael Esnault, a 69-year-old disabled veteran,...
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