The Urban Conservancy closely tracks issues of importance to its constituents. When situations call for it, we take action; in the past, we have convened public forums, conducted research, published reports, written editorials, and spearheaded letter writing campaigns. Here are the issues we have been active with in the past, and are continuing to track today.
From issues to regulations: Follow the story and learn more about short term rentals in New Orleans.
The UC is working with local businesses to ensure fair tax collection practices in Louisiana
A summary of the beginnings of Living with Water in New Orleans and the UC's involvement.
A forum addressing public input and green spaces.
Amend the Master Plan : Help Create the City You Want to Live In
Follow this contentious story of parks and public space.
In 2009, the Urban Conservancy joined the Foundation for Historical Louisiana (FHL) and 77 other organizations in supporting an independent study of the proposed $1.2 billion LSU medical complex.
Impacts & Action: Strategic Responses to the BP Oil Drilling Disaster