Walnut Square Apartments in New Orleans, LA is a 209-unit affordable rental housing development financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits issued by the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency. The development has 11 units set aside as permanent supportive housing for people with disabilities.
The Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010 modernized and reformed HUD's Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program, creating the opportunity to develop thousands of new permanent supportive housing units integrated within affordable housing properties every year. Learn More
The creation of more integrated supportive housing options
using innovative systems-level approaches is consistent with the
U.S. Supreme Court's Olmstead decision and recent federal
initiatives that offer states the opportunity to increase community
living options for people with disabilities.