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Building on prior BGR research, The House that Uncle Sam Built provides numbers on the existing and projected subsidized rental housing supply in the city. It also provides projections at the metropolitan level.
Aug 17, 2007
Cementing Imbalance: A Post-Katrina Analysis of the Regional Distribution of Subsidized Rental Housing is the latest in a series of BGR reports on affordable housing issues. It includes parish by parish data and maps showing the distribution of subsidized housing in the most populous parishes.
- Cementing Imbalance: A Post-Katrina Analysis of the Regional Distribution of Subsidized Rental Housing [PDF]
- Available and Projected Project-Based Subsidized Housing in Jefferson Parish, June 2007 [PDF]
- Available and Projected Project-Based Subsidized Housing in Orleans Parish, June 2007 [PDF]
- Available and Projected Project-Based Subsidized Housing in St. Tammany Parish, June 2007 [PDF]
May 15, 2007
In Public Investment, Private Developers: How Louisiana Deployed Its GO Zone Housing Tax Credits, BGR analyzes the unit production and geographic distribution of developments awarded $1.7 billion worth of Gulf Opportunity Zone Housing Tax Credits. In addition, it analyzes the financing and costs of projects that received tax credit awards in December 2006. Developments in that group were eligible to “piggy-back” the tax credits with loans of federal Community Development Block Grant funds made available through a Louisiana Recovery Authority program.
May 3, 2007
In a follow-up to Protecting New Orleans’ Tax Base: Which PILOTs Should Fly? BGR raises concerns about requests for local property tax subsidies to housing developments that have already received subsidies through state and federal programs.
Sep 18, 2006
BGR’s report on the Louisiana Recovery Authority’s Road Home rental housing program raises serious concerns about the implications of the program in New Orleans.
Apr 13, 2006
Following the 2005 disaster, BGR began publishing web-based reports on the rebuilding of New Orleans.