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Cleaning Up Blighted Neighborhoods (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-12-02

Duration: 00:06:14

Subjects: Abandoned buildings


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Morris, Andreanecia Interviewee


This segment from December 2, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the first part of Kara St. Cyr’s in-studio interview with Andreanecia Morris, the president of Housing Louisiana. She discusses: the legal definition of blighted property; blight as a symptom of disinvestment in a community; the impact of blight on the quality of life of people in the neighborhood; and solutions to the problem.