December 17, 2008 -
A report released this month by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana examines some of the recovery misconceptions state and local officials along th Gulf Coast continue to comba
December 15, 2008 -
The Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) is under fire once again this week. In a report released Friday federal auditors report finding poor conditions in New Orleans housing developments. The auditors also raised serious questions about the ability of the U.S.
December 10, 2008 -
The Mississippi State Conference NAACP, Gulf Coast Fair Housing Center and several individual residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S.
December 8, 2008 -
Warning that the onset of cold weather could have "disastrous consequences" for families who have been camping out or sleeping in cars on their property, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has written a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency requesting $300 million to create an alternative temporary housing program for Hurricane Ike victims to supplement the existing FEMA program. The disaster relief funds would be used to buy safe mobile homes, travel trailers and other temporary housing.
December 4, 2008 -
A history of worker abuse is repeating itself along the Gulf Coast. Hundreds of workers who were hired to clean up the damage caused by Hurricane Ike in Texas say they have been robbed of wages, injured on the job and stranded with no place to go.