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Affordable Housing Takes Front Seat at New Orleans Mayor’s 2016 State of the City

In his 2016 State of the City, New Orleans Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu unveiled an ambitious 5 year affordable housing plan which calls for the development and preservation of 7500 affordable housing units, supports mixed income developments and commits $17 million per year in resources to support the plan.

In coordination with the Mayor’s announcement, the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority released its Housing Resiliency Strategy which contains an in depth analysis of the current rental market in New Orleans and a blueprint for a strategy to encourage the development badly needed of affordable housing.

On the same day, the Mayor participated in the ground breaking for the innovative affordable housing development in Gentilly mayor NOLAwhich will provide affordable housing and services to returning wounded veterans and their families. This unique housing initiative is being developed by Bastion and Renaissance Property Group.

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Brian E. Lawlor is Special Counsel in the firm's Real Estate Practice Group. His practice focuses on affordable housing and housing finance to which he offers deep industry knowledge and firsthand government experience.

Mr. Lawlor has more than 25 years of successful senior level experience in planning, designing and implementing revitalization and development programs for urban, rural and suburban communities that have created new housing and businesses and have preserved existing housing and businesses. As a chief executive, Mr. Lawlor has led and transformed...

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