NEW ORLEANS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

YEAR IN REVIEW

2012

Broadmoor Development Corporation Neighborhood: Broadmoor Allocation: $1,700,000 Units: 29

Gulf Coast Housing Partnership
Neighborhood: Central City Allocation: $2,183,496 Units: 73

Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative
Neighborhood: Central City Total Allocation: $424,450 Units: 5 + Land banking

Neighborhood: Gentilly Allocation: $790,000 Units: 12

St. Bernard Project

Lower Ninth Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association
Neighborhood: Lower Ninth Ward Allocation: $1,200,000 Units: 10

Harmony Neighborhood Development
Neighborhood: Central City Allocation: $1,868,200 Units: 29 + Land banking

New Community Partners
Neighborhood: Gentilly Woods Allocation: $750,000 Units: 5

Project Home Again
Neighborhood: Gentilly Allocation: $3,610,000 Units: 60 + Demolition

Project Homecoming
Neighborhood: Gentilly Allocation: $1,600,000 Units: 22

Neighborhood: Pontchartrain Park Allocation: $850,000 Units: 31

Pontchartrain Park CDC

Neighborhood: Central City Allocation: $2,835,000 Units: 37

Redmellon

Neighborhood: Lower Ninth Ward Allocation: $3,065,000 Units: 48

Make It Right

Neighborhood: Mid-City Allocation: $2,780,000 Units: 101

Unity

Neighborhood: Gentilly Woods Allocation: $750,000 Units: 6

VOB

Land bank, Demolition & Salvage $1,120,791.99 4% Rental Units $9,679,784.49 31% Administrative $2,903,496 12%

Homeownership Units $16,149,365.54 53%

Land bank, Demolition & Salvage 72 Units 16%

Homeownership Units 216 Units 41.6%

Rental Units 239 Units 45%

NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM 2

Martin Encalarde Jr. St. Bernard Project

After Katrina, I bounced around several cities including Denver, Houston and Baton Rouge. Despite these moves, I never forgot New Orleans, my home. Purchasing my first home was a great accomplishment and something I can provide to my children.

Lynell LynellValentine Valentine Project ProjectHome HomeAgain Again

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Officer Shumeca Chadwick Broadmoor Development Corporation

I was there from the beginning. I watched as contractors started putting pilings on the ground. During that time, I met the neighbors and couldn’t wait to move into the Broadmoor neighborhood. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to own a home in a friendly neighborhood and in a great community.

Commercial Revitalization

Broad ReFresh

Broad ReFresh consists of the rehabilitation of a 65,000-squarefoot building at 300 N Broad Street. The long vacant and blighted site will contain grocery, kitchen and office space. Tenants include Whole Foods, Liberty’s Kitchen, Tulane Medical School Teaching Kitchen, First Line Charter School offices and Broad Community Connections.

Gentilly Woods Mall

$13 million redevelopment to turn the vacant Gentilly Woods Mall into a new Wal–Mart Store. This project will provide over 250 construction jobs and 300 permanent jobs.

HubNOLA

Part of $8 million project to renovate multiple properties in the Broadmoor neighborhood, at the intersection of Broad street and Washington Avenue. This projects provides shared work and incubator space for social entrepreneurs and innovators.

Myrtle Banks School Redevelopment

$11.8 million project to develop a 37,000-square-foot multiuse facility which will include a grocer, retail, office and community spaces, on historic O.C. Haley Boulevard.

2012

HIGHLIGHTS
JANUARY
• • Auctioned 110 properties Selected new Executive Director

FEBRUARY
• • Exceeded NSP2 spend down goal of 50% Collaborated with CNO on integrated parcel database

MARCH
• NORA participated in Community Progress Leadership Institute at Harvard Law School

APRIL
• • Groundbreaking for HubNOLA Formed Land Management Division

MAY
• • Online Property Search tool launched First tenants occupy AHPP Katrina Cottages

JUNE
• • • • • • Ribbon cutting for Gentilly Woods housing Co-sponsored National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Broad ReFresh project approved Ribbon cutting for Project Homecoming housing site Ribbon cutting for UNITY’s Rosa F . Keller building Ribbon cutting for Harmony housing site

JULY
• • • Land Management Division fully functional Met with New Zealand officials on post-disaster redevelopment Ribbon cutting at Broadmoor housing site

AUGUST
• • • • Began maintenance on all former Road Home properties Hurricane Isaac – Inspection Team inspects 500+ structures immediately after storm passes Southern Food & Beverage Museum project approved Dedication ceremony for Franz building

SEPTEMBER
• • Presented NORA post-disaster redevelopment projects at NOLA Symposium for Japanese officials Awarded HUD Secretary’s Award for blight reduction program partnership with Greater New Orleans Foundation and City of New Orleans

OCTOBER
• • • Announced partnership with Riggio Foundation and Project Home Again for 100+ new homes in Gentilly Auctioned 130+ properties NFLRPA/HBA Touchdown for Homes project approved

NOVEMBER
• • • NORA Headquarters Ribbon Cutting & Open House Announced Soft Second Developer Program in partnership with City of New Orleans PitchNOLA Lots of Progress competition

DECEMBER
• • Led tour of Post-Katrina Redevelopment projects with NYC Deputy Mayors & Staff NFLRPA/HBA Touchdown for Homes ground-breaking

TOTAL: $18,905,688
EXPENDITURES

In 2012, NORA invested $14,419,554 in residential and commercial developments. It leveraged $49,515,177 in other funds for a total investment of $63,934,731.

PROGRAM COSTS $16,798,844

ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS $2,106,844

OUR MISSION
The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority is a catalyst for the revitalization of the city, partnering in strategic developments that celebrate the city’s neighborhoods and honor its traditions.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS James M. Singleton Chairman Toni Hackett-Antrum Vice Chairman Ben Tiller Secretary Amy Boyle Collins Karl Connor Chewy Dang Le Ellen M. Lee Michael Marsiglia Rita Maria Reed EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP Jeffrey P . Hebert Executive Director Brenda M. Breaux Chief Operating Officer Michelle Calachino Chief Financial Officer Chris Gobert General Counsel Kevin R. Hanna Director of Development David A. Lessinger Director of Planning & Strategy Jasmine J. Haralson Director of External Affairs Melissa S. Lee Senior Advisor of Commercial Revitalization

1409 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113 504.658.4400 www.noraworks.org

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