5.2%

New Orleans' eviction rate in 2017, according to a new study by the Jane Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative.

The rate of evictions in New Orleans is nearly twice the national average of 2.8 percent, according to the study by Professor Davida Finger of Loyola University's College of Law law clinic. The highest rate is in the neighborhood of Little Woods in New Orleans East (10.4 percent), the study reported.