Development Director, New Orleans, Enterprise Homes, Inc
Matt Morrin has been the New Orleans Development Director for Enterprise Homes since 2007. In this capacity, Matt has been the primary development project manager for the Faubourg Lafitte redevelopment effort. Faubourg Lafitte is multi-phase, complex redevelopment of the Lafitte Public Housing site in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans. Currently, over 450 units of housing are complete or under construction at the Faubourg Lafitte site, and the redevelopment will include a total of 517 units on the site at build out.
Matt moved to New Orleans and began his career with Enterprise through the Rockefeller Foundation, Center for Urban Redevelopment Excellence Fellowship program, which brought individuals with backgrounds in planning, redevelopment and affordable housing to jobs focused on the post-Katrina redevelopment of New Orleans. Matt received a certificate in Urban Redevelopment from the University of Pennsylvania through the Fellowship.
Matt previously served as a Development Manager at the National Capital Revitalization Corporation, a redevelopment agency of the District of Columbia. His job there included responsibility for managing complex development competitions and property disposition transactions, as well as work on property acquisitions and development.
Matt is a graduate of Harvard University with a degree in sociology and is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Bywater Neighborhood Association and Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans.