February 9, 2011

Stronger than Before

Last week, I traveled to New Orleans for the first time in my life.  I had such a powerful experience that I wanted to share it with you all.  Like the rest of the country, I watched in horror as the terrible power of Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the region, and as our federal […]

February 4, 2011

HUD Secretary in town to christen first phase of Lafitte redevelopment

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan is in New Orleans today to christen the first phase of the redeveloped Lafitte public housing complex in the city’s 6th Ward.  Only 134 of the Lafitte’s 900 planned apartments are completed, largely because of problems securing investors and a delay in extending a key tax credit […]