NHPF Builds

Forest Park 3708 Garden Oaks Drive, New Orleans, LA 70114 / 284 units

Forest Park, a 284-unit community in Algiers, Louisiana, is a multifamily property rebuilt after major damage was sustained during Hurricane Katrina. It is a nineteen-building complex that includes 42 one-bedroom units, 160 two-bedroom units, and 72 three-bedroom units. All units “100% of the households served” are at or below 60% AMI. The property underwent major rehabilitation between 2007 and 2008, including resting and remediation or mold, repair of all hurricane damage, replacement of all roofs, installation of new

kitchens, new flooring, and energy-efficient appliances and windows, together with complete upgrading of all electrical systems and plumbing infrastructure.

Walnut Square 8501 I-10 Service Road, New Orleans, LA 70127 / 209 units

All of Walnut Square’s 209 housing units were completely destroyed when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2006. Rebuilding on the original site, NHPF undertook new construction, making it possible for residents to return to safe, attractive, and affordable homes.

The Walnut Square property includes an on-site community center providing residents the use of its business office, fitness center, computer lab, and an array of educational, health, and financial literacy programs. All residents, from children through seniors, are part of an active, welcoming community committed to healthy lifestyles, personal development, and civic participation.



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