People of Parc
Columbia Parc is proud to be a mixed-income community. Our mixed-income model provides affordability and the opportunity for a vibrant array of people – singles, couples, families, seniors, and those with disabilities – to live in New Orleans’ most celebrated new community.

Developer, and property manager, Columbia Residential has a multifaceted portfolio of similar, mixed-income communities throughout the United States. Columbia Parc is the culmination of Columbia Residential’s award-wining aptitude for designing, building, and expertly managing mixed-income communities of distinction.

We encourage you to take a moment and explore this section of our website. Learn about the experiences of our vibrant residents and team members – the People of Parc – who define our community. Please note that names have been changed to protect the privacy of our residents.

Dave
As a real estate professional, Dave knows New Orleans and all of its unique neighborhoods. He and his family wanted an apartment that felt like it was part of a "real" community.
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Amira
Amira helps her daughter’s wish for a nice, safe home come true.
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Ernest
62-year-old Ernest had no birth certificate or proof of income and the numerous rumors he had heard about Columbia Parc nearly had him convinced that he would not qualify for a residence there.
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Greg
Greg, a doctor who recently relocated to New Orleans, was looking for a community with upscale features, a kitchen suitable for entertaining, and convenient to his new medical practice.
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Colette
Colette was enchanted by the idea of Columbia Parc from the very beginning. Her perseverance led her home.
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Tanya
Displaced by Hurricane Katrina and overwhelmed with a lengthy disability application, Tanya needed a helping hand to assist with her paperwork in order to qualify for a new home at Columbia Parc.
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Tony
After suffering a stroke at the age of 40, Tony was forced to readjust his life. He needed a home he could afford on his disability income that would help him maintain his independence.
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Carla
Carla is new to the area and works from home. She needed a quiet environment for work and opportunities to make new friends.
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Margaret
Margaret’s homecoming story began in Ohio and has a happy ending at Columbia Parc.
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Sharise
Sharise, a single mother and former St. Bernard resident, was skeptical about Columbia Parc because of rumors involving their rules and supposed unaffordable rent rates.
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Rob
Rob is in the military and ready to put down some roots after several years of travel. He wanted a place where he could stretch out and stay a while.
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Tracy
Tracy’s hope and determination help her start a new life and a make a home for herself.
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Sophia
Safety-conscious Sophia, a 67-year-old woman living alone after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina, wanted to move back home, but had concerns whether Columbia Parc would really live up to its expectations.
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Ty
Ty redefines his family and finds a way to keep them together.
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Lorraine
Lorraine was eager to move into Columbia Parc, but needed help with one of her 3 children, a son who was 18 years old and unemployed.
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