By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer The revitalization of Central City got a major boost last week with the dedication of the Harrell Building, a refurbished
By Glenn Minnis (Special from Black America Web to New America Media) — For the better part of three decades, Sikhulu Shange tirelessly labored within
By Kelly Parker The Louisiana Weekly Residents impacted by hurricanes’ Katrina and Rita are perhaps closer to moving beyond the “roadblock” known as the Road Home Program. On Wednesday, the federal government ... Threat to American dream of home ownership devastating for minorities
By Barbara Arnwine TriceEdneyWire.com As the economic downturn continues to plague employment, education and every other aspect of American living, including housing, it is imperative to note the ongoing loss of wealth ... HANO to collect $1.8M in overpaid housing assistance
The Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) last week began collecting an estimated $1.8 Million in overpaid housing assistance to a total of 956 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program landlords, ... City tweaks spending as $38B federal budget cut ripples downstream
By Ariella Cohen http://thelensnola.org Two months after President Barack Obama and Congress averted a government shutdown by eliminating $38 billion in federal spending for 2011, New Orleans is feeling the pinch. Racial slurs become part of St. Bernard Parish housing fight
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly There has been clear opposition for years to the presence of African Americans in St. Bernard Parish, based on the litigation history of the Greater New ... Will banks be held accountable?
By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist It isn’t clear which is worse: The housing crisis that keeps deepening or the reports of pervasive banking fraud that keep getting exposed. With the ... Housing conflict continues in St. Bernard
By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer In an ongoing clash over housing and racial discrimination, in early April, St. Bernard Parish rescinded a cease and desist order was aimed at Provident Realty Advisors, ...