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The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association envisions a diverse and thriving Lower 9th Ward Community with record-setting African American Homeownership rates. Explore our website and connect with us on social media.

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The mission of the L9WHA is the preservation and creation of homeownership and the Resident-Driven Revitalization of our historic community. 

A resident-run 501(c)3  organization dedicated to providing individual assistance, outreach and organizing expertise to New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward community.

The House the 9 Program provides policy and case management expertise for still-displaced Lower 9th Ward homeowners who want to return home.

If you are interested in social and housing justice or disaster rebuilding and urban planning, please consider supporting our work.

The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association is removing barriers to homeownership in the Lower 9. 

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Conversation with Lower 9th Ward Homeowners

This year’s preservation, creation, and revitalization programs have made a tremendous impact on our homeowners.

 

Hear from Lower 9th Ward homeowners and learn more about their stories by watching the videos on the “Conversations with Lower 9th Ward Homeowners” playlist on YouTube.  #L9WHA #Lower9

2022 Year in Review

2022 Year End Report | Resident-Driven Decisions

Being community-driven means listening to and following the homeowner's feedback and suggestions.  It means doing work WITH the community and not for them.  This year's preservation, creation, and revitalization programs have made a tremendous impact on our homeowners and residents.  As one of our cherished supporters, we thank you for your unwavering support of our work in the Lower 9th Ward. Read up on this year's progress by viewing the 2022 year-end report.

Support Us

Hundreds of individuals have made donations to the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association since our founding in 2006. These donors are the backbone of our our work in the Lower 9th Ward. Whether you are giving $5 or $500, your donation brings families home and helps them remain their.  Our sincere gratitude for your generosity!

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