Design high quality public spaces to promote community identity and interaction.
Design multifamily dwellings with porches and individual entrances to provide access from the public sidewalk.
Create a complete, comfortable sidewalk network linking housing to destinations.
Housing Design Guidelines
Respect height of existing buildings to maintain neighborhood feel.
In areas with existing housing, utilize traditional materials and details. In areas without such context, allow different styles, materials, and details to create a neighborhood with broad appeal.
Encourage design that adds visual interest to multifamily buildings with bays, varying heights, and other design details.
Emphasize accessibility and sustainable design to contribute to an inclusive, energy-efficient neighborhood.
Support Strategic Infill Housing to Complement Urban Village Developments
Coordinate investment with the Shreveport Common Vision Plan to create new housing in Ledbetter Heights and connect to downtown.
Implement the Heritage Place plan, a City of Shreveport Office of Community Development infill project in Allendale that will create 120 units of workforce housing and a botanical garden.
Support non-profit housing efforts such as the Fuller Center
Strengthen and expand existing programs such as the Homebuyer’s Assistance Program Participation Initiative (HAPPI), the Rehabilitation Assistance Program, and the One Dollar Adjudicated Property Program