City Council must make a decision on two ordinances that would change New Orleans’ zoning laws Thursday (Aug. 8), bringing in new rules for short-term rentals. But, there might be some last minute proposals that could complicate the vote.
With the 2020 quadrennial assessments, homes are seeing double and triple their previous value, a local realtor fears those higher property taxes may keep potential homeowners from buying in New Orleans.
Fishermen returned to their docks after the threat from Barry diminished Monday (July 15), hopeful the storm brought in enough salt water to knock out the toxic algae bloom that has been hurting their catch for weeks.
Local car dealerships and repair shops say they’re still inundated with people bringing in waterlogged vehicles, almost a week after heavy rains soaked the area and caused widespread street flooding last Wednesday (July 10).
Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to labeling restrictions that will keep veggie products from being called meat, non-rice products from being described as rice and sugar alternatives from being marketed as sugar.
Wednesday was supposed to mark the opening of Kenner’s new bustling, billion-dollar airport. Instead, crews were still building and working on the finishing touches, after the opening was delayed yet again.
The FOX 8 Defenders showed you a neighborhood full of nuisance properties that were unsanitary and dangerous in February. We also found the local government wasn’t enforcing its own ordinance, but a lot has changed in just over two months.
A FOX 8 Investigation found that millions of dollars in public money was spent on a planned emergency room on Jefferson Parish that was never built. And, the abandoned project could cost the public even more.
Hoping to pump the breaks on the spread of scammers following severe weather in April, GOHSEP hopes homeowners will remember the following tips before signing any contracts or handing over their hard earned money.