Organization Profile

lowernine.org

http://www.lowernine.org

lowernine.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the long-term recovery of the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and the levee breaches of 2005. The organization uses skilled and unskilled volunteer labor to complete residential rebuild and repair projects to bring pre-Katrina residents of the Lower Ninth Ward home and maintain property ownership and residence in our neighborhood. To date, lowernine.org has fully rebuilt eighty-six homes, and has completed smaller repair and renovation projects on almost three hundred more homes, bringing back more Lower Ninth Ward families than any other single organization.

Disaster & Emergency Services
Low-income Communities
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70117