US Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide housing for Katrina refugees
Friday, September 2, 2005
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will make many of their marketable housing properties in the southeastern United States and elsewhere available to hurricane refugees. HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson said that an "overwhelming" response from government and private officials would make housing available as soon as the middle of next week. HUD housing centers as far away as Philadelphia and Detroit would be making properties available. HUD is considering offering these properties to displaced persons regardless of their income and allowing the refugees to use the properties for up to one year.
- Cara Buckley. "Storm's refugees adjust to life in terrible limbo" — , September 2, 2005
- Katherine Reynolds Lewis and Bruce Alpert. "Officials trying to figure out where to house all the refugees" — , September 2, 2005
- "HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR HURRICANE AFFECTED AREAS" — , September 2, 2005
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