Our Mission

To preserve the Vieux Carré as a national treasure, to maintain its quaint and distinctive character and to achieve in that historic, living neighborhood a quality of life which can be enjoyed by residents, fellow citizens, businesses and visitors.

Current Issues


Short-Term Rentals: City Council takes a step in the wrong direction

Last Thursday, our City Council took the first step in legalizing and regulating the short-term rental industry in New Orleans.


At Home in the Vieux Carre 2016-17 Season begins Friday, October 14th!

Join us Friday, October 14th for the season kickoff of our 2016-17 At Home series, as hosts Bob Heaps and Jane Cooper welcome us into their beautiful Italianate shotgun just across from Cabrini Park.


City Council Vote on STRs TOMORROW

This Thursday, the City Council will be taking a vote on the vital issue of how to legalize and regulate short-term rentals in our city. This vote will have repercussions for the French Quarter, and every New Orleans neighborhood, for decades to come. Please join us at City Hall, and wear red!


VCPORA addresses issues affecting the long term health of the French Quarter. Explore past and ongoing efforts.


Memberships provide the support that drives our mission. Join today to be a part of the force to protect and preserve the Vieux Carre.


VCPORA hosts events all year round—a great way to meet new neighbors and explore hidden treasures in the French Quarter.

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Regardless of what the vote was last Thursday, the important thing to remember is this: it's not over yet! ... See MoreSee Less

No Council member emerged as a champion for short-term rentals, though all but one voted in favor of regulations.

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VCPORA's own Meg Lousteau with a resident's perspective during the "Preservation Challenges and Responses" session at the Preservation Resource Center and The Historic New Orleans Collection Preservation Matters Symposium. We're so glad to be able to speak with Kurt Weigle of Downtown Development District of New Orleans and Mark Romig of Visit New Orleans to the importance of neighbors in the context of tourism, historic districts, and development. 💜⚜🏠 #thankapreservationist #followyournola #preservationmatters #vieuxcarré #loveourhistoricneighborhood ... See MoreSee Less

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Vieux Carré Property Owners, Residents & Associates

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 56095
New Orleans, LA 70156

Office Address:
816 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: 504-581-7200



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