The Faubourg Lafitte development has been built by a partnership between Providence Community Housing, Enterprise Community Partners and L&M Development.
Since its inception in 1937, the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) has provided safe, sanitary and decent housing for low-income families in the city of New Orleans. HANO is the largest housing authority in the state of Louisiana and is primarily funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HANO currently provides nearly 17,000 families with housing through conventional public housing or through voucher programs and is the largest public landowner in the city. The current budget totals more than $100 million per year including revenues associated with the Housing Choice Program.www.hano.org
Providence Community Housing
Providence Community Housing is an independent 501(c)(3) organization formed shortly after Katrina with a mission to foster healthy, diverse and vibrant communities by developing, operating and advocating for affordable, mixed-income housing, supportive services and employment opportunities for individuals, families, seniors and people with special needs. Providence’s goal is to bring home 20,000 victims of Katrina by rebuilding and/or developing 7,000 units of housing – both single-family homes and apartments. www.providencecommunityhousing.org
Enterprise works with partners nationwide to build opportunity. We create and advocate for affordable homes in thriving communities linked to jobs, good schools, health care and transportation. We lend funds, finance development and manage and build affordable housing, while shaping new strategies, solutions and policy. Over more than 30 years, Enterprise has created nearly 340,000 homes, invested $18.6 billion and touched millions of lives. Join us at www.EnterpriseCommunity.com or www.EnterpriseCommunity.org.
L&M Development Partners
Since 1984, L+M Development Partners has been an innovator in developing quality affordable, mixed-income and market rate housing, while improving the neighborhoods in which it works. A full-service firm, L+M works from conception to completion, handling development, construction and management with creativity that leads the industry. L+M is responsible for more than $2 billion in development and construction and has created more than 10,000 high-quality units in the New York tri-state area. Community leaders, government officials and investment organizations turn to L+M because of its consistent track record of excellence. www.lmdevpartners.com
Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center
The center is named for the African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist, Sojourner Truth and it is operated by Catholic Charities of New Orleans. It inspires hope for a safe, healthy and diverse community through implementation of quality programs that are enriching, engaging and creative. These programs will holistically address individual and community needs. Services like Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center’s family stabilization and strengthening, youth and elderly engagement and job placement and training are only a few of the programs they offer.