The Tulane Hullabaloo

Rising cost of living in Louisiana sinks households in poverty

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Nketiah Berko, Senior Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

  A recent report from the Louisiana Association of United Ways revealed that for a family of four in New Orleans, basic living expenses add up to nearly $61,000 a year. The analysis, known as the Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, or ALICE Project, examined working-class Loui...