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Affordable Housing

Creating and sustaining inclusive and stable neighborhoods has never been easy, but new challenges around housing have arisen in recent years.

From the sub-prime and foreclosure crises to the contentious debates around gentrification, the issue of making and preserving housing that is affordable to all people in this country has become an issue of major national significance.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

We Call These Projects Home

Published by the National Right to the City Alliance, this groundbreaking report confronts the issue of public housing by taking an unprecedented step: speaking to the residents of subsidized housing about how they view their housing, and what they would do to change it for the better.

Root and Branch Magazine

Published by the Advancement Project, a recent issue tackles the comprehensive issue of Public Housing, inspired greatly by the experience of New Orleans.

Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

One of our partners, The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) is a private, non-profit civil rights organization that was established in the summer of 1995 to eradicate housing discrimination throughout the greater New Orleans area through education, investigation, and enforcement activities

IN THE NEWS

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    April 30, 2013

    From Katrina to Sandy: New VIDEO Made in Collaboration With Sandy Storyline

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    October 24, 2012

    An Interview with CSM, An Institute with BAVC, and Back

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  • October 10, 2012

    Tonight: MIT's Urban Planning Film Series Screens Land of Opportunity

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    August 28, 2012

    Land of Opportunity and Cowbird Co-Launch 'New Orleans' Saga

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    August 07, 2012

    Land of Opportunity to Participate in the 2012 BAVC Producers Institute: Stories With Impact

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  • May 11, 2012

    Check out our demo!

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  • May 10, 2012

    Interactive Web Video Player

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  • April 24, 2012

    Great week for Land of Opportunity!

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  • February 06, 2012

    Affordable Housing

    Please support Kawana Jasper!

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  • November 14, 2011

    Affordable Housing

    GNOFHAC files suit against landlord over discrimination against Latino renters.

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  • October 27, 2011

    Three Upcoming Land of Opportunity Screenings!

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  • September 21, 2011

    We Are Looking For Two Great Interns To Join Our Team!

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  • September 14, 2011

    Working Films Blog features Land of Opp Interactive Player

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  • September 07, 2011

    The Polis Blog reviews "Land of Opportunity"

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  • August 31, 2011

    Final New Orleans Public Housing Redevelopment to Occur in 2012

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  • August 29, 2011

    Updates on the 6th Anniversary of Katrina

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  • August 25, 2011

    New PolicyLink video on declining black populations in major US cities

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  • August 21, 2011

    New Mixed-Income Communities: Not as Social as Public Housing?

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  • August 16, 2011

    New Study on Public Housing Residents Six-Months After Demolitions

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  • August 02, 2011

    B.W. Cooper residents organize successfully for jobs in the rebuilding of their neighborhood

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  • May 11, 2011

    Protect the future of affordable housing in Louisiana!

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  • March 11, 2011

    Land of Opportunity wins $5,000 Public Media Corps Grant!

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  • February 25, 2011

    Affordable Housing

    HANO Chairman David Gilmore pledges to hire locally for latest public housing construction.

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  • February 22, 2011

    The Elusive "Return to the City"

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  • December 10, 2010

    Celebrate International Human RIghts Day!

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  • November 19, 2010

    Land of Opp Excerpts Shown at Anthropology Conference Event in New Orleans

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  • November 16, 2010

    Happening Tonight in San Francisco!

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  • November 05, 2010

    Affordable Housing

    New York Times Editorial: "Fix the Road Home!"

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  • October 26, 2010

    Stop the Politics of Hate!

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  • October 19, 2010

    Lisa Derrick from FDL on Land of Opportunity

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  • October 18, 2010

    Join Luisa Dantas on FDL!

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  • September 20, 2010

    Two New York area screenings

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  • August 26, 2010

    Affordable Housing

    Iberville Redevelopment Quietly Begins

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  • August 26, 2010

    Affordable Housing

    Luisa Interviewed on KPFK radio in California

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