Established in 1972, the Housing Authority New Roads (HANR) was established pursuant to the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, to provide decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing to low income families. In accordance with this objective, the development of standard policies and procedures are necessary in order in ensure equitable treatment for all applicants and residents, as well as, to ensure the efficient operation of public housing units managed by the PHA. In recognition, thereof the PHA has developed policies on Admission and Continued Occupancy and Administrative Policies which implements federal and state regulations. Said policies are also based on recognition that the provision of decent, safe sanitary and affordable housing is dependent upon social and economic factors as well as physical factors.
HANR develop, acquire and manage affordable housing in the City of New Roads, Louisiana. HANR is leading the way to redefining its public and assisted housing communities.
Through leadership, vision, innovation, and determination the HANR has developed into a thriving preferred affordable housing provider in the City of New Roads, LA and Pointe Coupee Parish. HANR has developed long-term strategic plans which addresses its current housing stock and have starting to modernize their property while adding a new tax credit property Riverdale which completes development in the Fall of 2017.
HANR currently owns and manages public housing, section 8, and tax credit properties throughout the city. Both public housing and section 8 programs receive funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.