Affordable Housing Matters

Presented by:

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Willwoods AHM 175


January 2016 Guests:

Andreanecia M. Morris
Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance

Pat Forbes
Director of Louisiana’s Office of Community Development

Keith DeLatte
President, InterTrust Mortgage

Jared Brossett
Councilmember NOLA City Council District D


December Guests:

Andreanecia M. Morris
Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance

Floyd Simeon
President of Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans


October Guests:

GNO Fair Housing Action Center

Larry Schedler (CCIM)
Larry Schedler & Associates, INC.


September Guests:

Carolina Hernandez (Executive Director Puentes New Orleans)

Katherine Medina (Asset Building Director)
Harmony Neighborhood Development


August Guests:

Laura Paul (Executive Director of

Brenda M. Breaux (Chief Operating Officer @ New Orleans Redevelopment Authority)

M.A. Sheehan (Director, House the 9)
Lower 9th Ward Homeowners Association


July Guests:

Mark Luhan (Senior Insurance Specialist)

Dr. Wade Ragas (Real Property Associates, INC.)


June Guests:

Detrich Hebert- Johnson (Director of Community Development Jefferson)

Laura Donnaway  (President of Donnaway Insurance)

Victor Smeltz (Renaissance Neighborhood Development Corporartion)

Affordable Housing Matters – The Television Program and digital media initiative that is helping Metro New Orleans residents obtain quality affordable housing.

Affordable Housing Matters is a television series on WLAE – New Orleans Public Television that educates and informs viewers on all aspects of Affordable Housing in the metro New Orleans area. AHM is a trusted resource of valuable information for people looking to rent apartments as well as those who are looking to purchase a home.

Produced in conjunction with Willwoods Community Management, an affordable housing provider, Affordable Housing Matters addresses the many challenges facing people who need help understanding what they need to know in order to obtain quality affordable housing. This monthly digital media series also addresses concerns about the ever changing housing market in our city and helps both renters and potential homebuyers make the right decisions.

Affordable Housing Matters covers these topics as well as many others:

Credit counseling & reports
Developing a household budget
Best mortgage products to meet your needs
Home buying grants, financial assistance and savings programs
Timelines for home purchase
Buying vs renting
Default mortgage and foreclosure counseling
Reverse mortgage options
Tenant and landlord relationships
Insurance – home owners, renters, flood

The show is hosted by Norman Robinson

Tuesdays at 9:30pm

Our Recent Guests:

Mtumishi St. Julien – Executive Director of Finance Authority of New Orleans ( )
Giazzlyn Brumfiled – A Shared Initiative, Inc (ASII)/ ASI Federal Credit Union (
Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (
Luther Jackson – Fair Housing Coordinator of St. Bernard Parish (
Kevin Morgan – Mortgage Professional, Former LMLA President (
Pearlie Tyler – Housing Advisor for NHS
Louis Schneider – Director, NHS Construction (
Paula Pete of Family Resources of New Orleans (,
Fred J. Johnson, Jr. of Neighborhood Development Foundation New Orleans (
Ed Marshall of First NBC Bank (