Taxation (New Orleans)

BGR Report Reviews Early Childhood Education Tax Proposal in New Orleans

April 11, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: Early Childhood Education Property Tax,...

Unclear future for city-led affordable housing as tax is set to expire

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

December 27, 2021

A local property tax dedicated to affordable housing and blight reduction is set to expire at the end of...

Stephanie Grace: Criminal justice issues drive election, but results show a bigger malaise in Orleans

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 15, 2021

When Marlin Gusman was elected to the New Orleans City Council more than two decades ago, Oliver Thomas was...

Voters approve renewal of library tax, but reject housing tax renewal

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

December 11, 2021

New Orleans voters approved a ballot measure to fund the Public Library system on Saturday, but a second tax...

Despite recent hardships, New Orleans voters decide to scrap tax for housing programs

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 11, 2021

New Orleans voters on Saturday narrowly rejected the renewal of a 0.91-mill property tax housing programs that had been...

New Orleans voters head to polls Saturday. Here’s what’s on the ballot.

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 11, 2021

New Orleans voters will head to the polls on Saturday with four City Council seats at stake along with...

Our Views: In Saturday’s election, The Times-Picayune makes these recommendations

By Staff Editorial

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 11, 2021

Public library millage renewal: Yes In 2020, voters soundly rejected a complicated property tax swap that would have cut...

Tax to fund New Orleans library on Saturday’s ballot; here’s what it would pay for

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 10, 2021

New Orleans voters will decide Saturday whether to renew a tax that largely funds the city’s public library system,...

High stakes in library and housing tax renewal votes on Saturday, proponents say

By Michael Isaac Stein

December 9, 2021

New Orleans residents will head to the polls on Saturday to decide whether to renew two existing property taxes...

Housing advocates, BGR spar over $4 million New Orleans property tax

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2021

New Orleans voters will decide Saturday whether to continue paying a $4 million property tax for housing assistance. The...