housing project

  • April 1, 2008  

    As New Orleans recovers from Hurricane Katrina, public housing units set for demolition will be replaced by “neighborhood-style” communities that will be available to residents with a mix of income levels — a plan that has raised some debate in the storm-ravaged area. Continue reading

  • April 1, 2008  

    As part of a series on post-Katrina housing in New Orleans, NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser interviewed University of New Orleans history professor Arnold Hirsch about the history of public housing in New Orleans and the rest of the United States. Continue reading

  • April 1, 2008  

    As part of a series on post-Hurricane Katrina housing in New Orleans, NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser interviewed New Orleans City Council member Cynthia Hedge-Morrell about the council’s decision to tear down damaged public housing projects after the hurricane. Continue reading