Call-to-Action: #PutHousingFirst by Supporting Zoning Docket 035/21

Monday, May 10th, 2021 – The City Planning Commission will be introducing Zoning Docket 035/21. This would amend the current CZO, Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance. This proposal includes text changes that would apply to properties located within a designated MIZ Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning District or utilizing a Voluntary Inclusionary Zoning provision. 

We are calling on all people who care about New Orleans’ future to #PutHousingFirst by submitting public comments in support of Zoning Docket 035/21. We will also need your help to ensure that the CPC and the Office of the IZ Administrator can manage these and the other programs necessary to fully realize the Smart Housing Mix strategy.

WHEN: This proposal will be heard on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021.

WHERE: Public comments can be submitted here. 

Sample Comment: “I am in support of Zoning Docket 035/21. We need to #FixtheMix, the best way to establish more affordable housing in New Orleans is through Mandatory and Voluntary Inclusionary Zones which will help in the creation of more units. The people of New Orleans have waited too long for safe and affordable housing. We need to #PutHousingFirst by making sure residents are able to stay in New Orleans.”

The full meeting agenda can be found here.

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