Louisiana Alternative Housing Pilot Program

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Project Overview

Model 1080 Louisiana AHPP Katrina Cottage. Photograph used with permission and courtesy of 18th Partners, LLC.

Louisiana's Alternative Housing Pilot Program (AHPP) creates three separate group sites in Louisiana and an infill project within New Orleans.  Two different housing models will be produced - the Louisiana (or "Katrina") Cottage (a single family home), and the Dovetail Cottage (a one story multifamily unit).

This project illustrates how disaster housing can spur long-term recovery. The multiple layout options allow recovery officials to provide disaster housing to a diverse population.  The houses have a steel frame construction for endurance and high winds. The project also shows commitment to providing social services to residents and facilitating affordable home-ownership.

Project Specifications

Rendering of proposed AHPP Multi-family Louisiana Dovetail Cottage. Rendering used with permission and courtesy of ARX Solutions.

  • Single & Multifamily
  • Quick, permanent construction
  • Variety of floor plans
  • Case Management Services
  • Infill development and group sites
  • New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles  and other  Louisiana locations

Grant Information

Louisiana Recovery Authority

Award Amount: $74, 542,370

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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