Communities

Overview


The Housing Authority of New Orleans provides housing opportunities in safe, sustainable, pedestrian-oriented communities. The new mixed-income, mixed-use model adopted by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development offers modernized homes for low-income residents and market rate renters, and also offers home ownership opportunities at selected locations. The new amenities include energy star appliances, community centers and recreational facilities located on site.


Current Properties

Current Properties

Bienville Basin

401 Treme Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 522-9078
bienvillebasinapartments.com

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  • Original construction date: 1941
  • Original # of units: 858
  • Recipient of HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Grant
  • Redevelopment start: 2013
  • Phase I & II completed in 2015 (227 units)
  • Phase III completed in 2016 (105 units)
  • Phase IV completed in 2017 (164 units)
  • Phase V & VI completed in 2018
  • Phase VII completed in 2019
  • Current # of units: 682 (227 Public Housing)
  • Total grant funding: $30.5 million
  • Cost of redevelopment: $208 million

Columbia Parc

1400 Milton Street
New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 284-4769
columbiaparc.com

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  • Formerly St. Bernard
  • Original construction date: 1942
  • Original # of units: 1,460
  • Redevelopment completed: 2012
  • Heritage Senior Residences and Educare facility completed in 2013
  • Current number of units: 683 (229 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $184 million

Heritage Senior

1401 Caton Street
New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 282-0082
columbiaparc.com

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  • Formerly St. Bernard
  • Original construction date: 1942
  • Original # of units: 1,460
  • Redevelopment completed: 2012
  • Heritage Senior Residences and Educare facility completed in 2013
  • Current number of units: 120 (37 Public Housing) *
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $184 million
* Included in overall count of 683 units (229 Public Housing) at Columbia Parc

The Estates

3450 Desire Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70126

(504) 940-3060
liveatsavoyplace.com

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  • Formerly Desire
  • Original construction date: 1957
  • Original # of units: 1,832
  • HOPE VI redevelopment completed: 2010
  • Current number of units: 425 (127 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $89 million

Faubourg Lafitte

2200 Lafitte Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 821-6687
faubourglafitte.com

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  • Formerly Lafitte
  • Original construction date: 1941
  • Original # of units: 896
  • Phase I & II redevelopment completed: 2011
  • Phase III Senior Housing completed: 2017
  • 89 market rate rental units completed in 2015
  • Current number of units: 100 (30 Public Housing) *
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $163 million
* Included in overall count of 465 units (171 Public Housing) at Faubourg Lafitte

Lafitte Senior

700 N. Galvez Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 518-4799
faubourglafitte.com

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  • Formerly Lafitte
  • Original construction date: 1941
  • Original # of units: 896
  • Phase I & II redevelopment completed: 2011
  • Phase III Senior Housing completed: 2017
  • 89 market rate rental units completed in 2015
  • Current number of units: 100 (30 Public Housing) *
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $163 million
* Included in overall count of 465 units (171 Public Housing) at Faubourg Lafitte

Guste Homes

1301 Simon Bolivar Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

(504) 529-3392
 

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  • Original construction date: 1964
  • Original # of units: 993
  • Modernization of Guste High-rise completed: 2012
  • Cost of modernization: $7 million
  • Guste I & II completed: 2012
  • Guste III redevelopment completed in 2018
  • Current number of units: 596 (551 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment: $81 million

Harmony Oaks

3320 Clara Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

(504) 894-8828
harmonyoaksapts.com

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  • Formerly CJ Peete/Magnolia
  • Original construction date: 1941
  • Original # of units: 1,403
  • HOPE VI redevelopment completed: 2011
  • Current number of units: 460 (193 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $158 million

Marrero Commons

1100 S. Tonti Street
New Orleans, LA 70125

(504) 524-9011
marrerocommons.com

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  • Formerly BW Cooper/Calliope
  • Original construction date: 1942
  • Original # of units: 1,546
  • Phase I Redevelopment completed in 2015
  • Phase II demolition completed in 2015
  • Construction of Management Building completed in 2016
  • Current number of units: 410 (143 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment (Phase I): $144 Million

New Florida

2521 Independence Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

(504) 558-4664
 

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  • Original construction date: 1946
  • Original # of units: 734
  • Redevelopment completed in 2017
  • Current number of units: 52 units (50 public housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment: $14 million

River Garden I

913 Felicity Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 412-8219
rivergardenneworleans.com

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  • Formerly St. Thomas
  • Original construction date: 1941
  • Original # of units: 1,510
  • HOPE VI redevelopment completed: 2009
  • Current number of units: 606 (182 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $144 million

River Garden II

530 St. Andrew Street, Suite D
New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 371-5485
rgnola.com

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  • Formerly St. Thomas
  • Original construction date: 1941
  • Original # of units: 1,510
  • HOPE VI redevelopment completed: 2009
  • Current number of units: 606 (182 Public Housing)
  • Cost of redevelopment program: $144 million

William J Fischer

1915 L.B. Landry Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114

(504) 266-2503
 

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  • Original construction date: 1964
  • Original # of units: 1,002
  • HOPE VI redevelopment completed: 2008
  • Current number of units: 326 (201 Public Housing)
  • Cost of Phase IV redevelopment program: $26 million

Scattered Sites

2521 Independence Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

(504) 558-4664
 

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  • Located on the East Bank and West Bank of the city in clusters of 2-16 units
  • Rehabilitation (Post-Katrina) completed in 2011
  • Current number of units: 85 (85 Public Housing)