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
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.