Housing Subsidies

Gov. John Bel Edwards on State Priorities of Local Importance

November 13, 2018

Governor John Bel Edwards presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing on State of Louisiana priorities of local importance. BGR...

BGR Issues Ballot Report on Constitutional Amendment No. 4

September 27, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: Housing Tax Exemptions in New Orleans, October 12, 2019. The report analyzes Constitutional Amendment...

Bureau of Governmental Research slams Cantrell’s affordable housing plan

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

September 27, 2019

The Bureau of Governmental Research has come out against Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s push to expand affordable housing in New...

(Opinion) Newell: Affordable housing amendment is a “recipe for disaster”

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

September 30, 2019

It’s number four on your ballot – the New Orleans Affordable Housing Property Tax Exemption Amendment is a result...

Inform Your Vote in Tomorrow’s Election with BGR’s Reports

October 11, 2019

Citizens in Orleans and Jefferson parishes who plan to vote in tomorrow’s election can inform their decisions with three...

Voters reject Amendment 4, aimed at New Orleans affordable housing

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

October 12, 2019

Louisiana voters flatly denied New Orleans the right to shield small apartment buildings from property taxes. Amendment 4 on...

BGR Releases Ballot Report on New Orleans Property Tax Propositions

November 16, 2020

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Property Tax Propositions, December 5, 2020. The...

Report: Bureau of Governmental Research opposes Cantrell-backed tax proposals on Dec. 5 ballot

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

November 16, 2020

In a report released Monday, the Bureau of Governmental Research, a local nonpartisan think tank, came out against a...

BGR Opposes N.O. Property Tax Propositions on Dec. 5 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

November 16, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – In a new report, the Bureau of Governmental Research – a private, nonprofit government watchdog –...

Early voting begins Friday for Dec. 5 runoff elections

By Dominic Massa

Source: WWL-TV

November 19, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Early voting begins Friday across Louisiana for the Dec. 5 election, which includes the runoff for...