The Housing Authority of New Orleans on Thursday approved more than $30 million in contracts for citywide demolition of vacant brick buildings at five developments, part of its sweeping plan to transform New Orleans public housing.
Demolition will begin Dec. 15, said HANO spokesman Adonis Expose, but no specific plans were announced Thursday.
HUD announced in June that it would demolish the city’s four largest developments, St. Bernard, Lafitte, C.J. Peete and B.W. Cooper to make way for "mixed income" neighborhoods.
HANO board commissioner Donald Babers approved the following demolition plans Thursday, without a word of comment from the 20 people who attended the meeting in Algiers: