On Tuesday, November 10, at 1:30 PM, the New Orleans City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Zoning Docket 083-20. This zoning docket requests a text amendment to … More
WHAT: The Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA), HousingNOLA, HousingLOUISIANA and Community Change will host a #PutHousingFirst Virtual Voting Rally on MONDAY, … More
NEW ORLEANS – Friday, October 23, 2020 – While the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance does not officially endorse any … More
NEW ORLEANS – Tuesday, October 20, 2020 – HousingNOLA is working with the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO), Unity of … More
By Casius Pealer
During the 2017 Louisiana Legislative Session, Senator Conrad Appel introduced SB 162. The bill restricted and potentially completely prohibited municipalities across the State from using local zoning policies to promote mixed-income housing development. This law would repeal a law passed in 2006 to actively promote what is called “inclusionary zoning.”
Senator Appel’s Bill 162 was a direct attack on New Orleans’ policy to respond to our residents’ needs.