Here is one of the houses fast tracked for demolition under the Mayors Executive Order. We went to Recovery Committee Meeting to request that the Executive Order be repealed and instead we were given a lesson in political “niceness”

No one raised their voices and nothing happened, it was a regular Tea Party. Now a neighborhood fights to save a house which is owned by NORA. What about their promises to not demolish???

211 N. Rendon

Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use. With television reporter Lee Zurik she exposed widespread misuse of city recovery funds and led...