Press Release

Resilient New Orleans Innovation Challenge

March 13, 2024 — Apply for an opportunity to pilot your technology with Finance New Orleans, as it works to create a replicable model for well-built, innovative, resilient and affordable housing in New Orleans and beyond. The winning solutions will be implemented in up to 13 homes initially, in addition to receiving $50k+ in non-dilutive funding.

Finance New Orleans (FNO) is looking to partner with solution providers for the sustainable development of properties slated for single-family home construction. Through this challenge, FNO is seeking to identify a shortlist of preferred providers that demonstrate the ability to lower the overall cost of building components, and increase resiliency and affordability for tenants and homeowners. This challenge will serve as a model for producing well-built, climate-resilient, affordable single-family homes for potential further developments within New Orleans and beyond.

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