Low-income residents being ousted from New Orleans' American Can Co. affordable-housing complex | The Advocate


The Orleans Avenue complex, got generous public financing in exchange for setting aside some units for low-and moderate-income residents.   But with the complex's affordable-housing agreement set to expire in January, dozens of residents have been told to clear out — presumably to make way for higher-end tenants paying much higher rents. For many of those residents, who are largely on fixed incomes, disabled or elderly and who include a 95-year-old woman, it’s not clear where they will go.




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