Date Incorporated: 2011
Purpose: Equitable residential and commercial development, community stewardship, and housing advocacy.
Governance Notes: Seek to be community-controlled, but currently governed by an appointed board of professionals.
Date Incorporated: 2008
Purpose: Tenants rights, affordable housing, Katrina recovery
Land Holdings: First permanently affordable apartment building in New Orleans; Currently working to develop 14 more units.
Funders: Carnegie Mellon Fellowship at Tulane University, Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Crescent City CLT’s Futures Fund, Enterprise Community Partners, Federal HOME funds through City of New Orleans Office of Community Development, Federal HOME funds through Louisiana Housing Corporation, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Grounded Solutions, Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, NOLA TRU (New Orleans, LA Tenants Rights Union), Ratliff Charitable Foundation, RosaMary Foundation, Ruby Slipper, Sparkplug Foundation, The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design, The Milano School for International Affairs, Management & Urban Policy, The New School, The City Council/Harrah’s Community Support Grants Program, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Additional Information: JPNSI promotes renters rights through legal advocacy and community education.
Northshore Housing Initiative Community Land Trust
769 Robert Blvd., Ste. 201C
Slidell, LA 70458
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: 17 homes.
Partners: St. Tammany Homebuilders Association.
Governance Notes: As NHI Homebuyers attain homeownership, a self-governed homeowners association will be formed and members will be invited to serve on the NHI board of directors.
Funders: State of Louisiana and St. Tammany Parish Government.