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New national commission investigates post-Katrina housing discrimination

August 1, 2008 - A bipartisan commission held a hearing Thursday to investigate illegal housing discrimination practices following Hurricane Katrina. The day-long hearing held in Houston, entitled "The Re-Segregation on the Gulf Coast in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina," represents the second leg of the new commission's five-city investigation on the state of fair housing in America.