Why We Build 2022

Lowest hourly wage needed to afford average 2-bedroom rental in New Orleans: $18.46 Percentage of Louisianans who make below $15/hour:… Read more »

Why We Build 2019

A row of colorful Habitat homes on S. Hermes.

There are many challenges in finding affordable housing in New Orleans. Rents and home prices have risen significantly, as have property taxes and… Read more »

Why We Build

Studies have shown correlations between homeownership rates and life expectancy, children’s grades, and job stability. Here are some figures that… Read more »