ON the westbank, try Old Algiers close to the ferry line...around Bermuda....nice and quiet, neighbours know each other....very "old school" New Orleans feel.
my name is Erin and I work for ERA Stirling Properties. I specialize in the Lafayette area in Residential sales but can put you in touch with someone in the area you may be relocating to. Our company has a relocation division and a property management division that would assists you in finding rental property.
4100 General De Gaulle St., suiteD-2
New Orleans,LA 70131
or check online- http://www.stirlingprop.com
good luck and if I can help you with anything please don't hesitate to contact me
Erin Soderberg- email@example.com