Affordable housing

Newell Normand
October 02, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Can you afford to continue renting or owning a house in Orleans Parish? The state of affordable housing in New Orleans has earned a "D" grade for the second year in a row. If the city keeps losing more affordable hosing, what will happen to the city's economy when the workers and culture bearers...
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Newell Normand
September 30, 2019 - 6:05 pm
It's number four on your ballot - the New Orleans Affordable Housing Property Tax Exemption Amendment is a result of Senate bills authored by Troy Carter, who I've had on the show a couple of times. As a result of our conversations, he actually amended these bills to put them in a better posture...
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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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