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Seniors Find Energy-Efficient Homes in New Orleans Seniors Find Energy-Efficient Homes in New Orleans

Heritage Seniors Residences is the final housing phase for Columbia Parc at the Bayou District. Read more

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Report Assesses FEMA Disaster Housing

The availability of affordable rental housing was one of the significant challenges encountered by families trying to transition from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) group sites to permanent housing after hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Read more

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The Great Transition and the GreatMigration

The big story in the South Central region is that thousands of 2005 hurricane evacuees will enter the rental market this spring in an environment where finding an affordable apartment is like striking gold. Read more

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Regional News

APPLE VALLEY, MINN. The Midtown Village complex here was originally planned as a market-rate development of for-sale townhomes and condos. Read more

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House Committee OKs Housing Trust Fund Bill

The House Financial Services Committee has approved legislation (H.R. 2985) to create a national affordable housing fund, bringing advocates one step closer to their goal of a dedicated funding source for housing aid. Read more

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NIMBYism Strikes in Mississippi

Nearly two years after one of the most devastating natural disasters in the state’s history damaged or destroyed more than 71,000 rental housing units, residents of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast are blocking the new affordable housing developments the area needs now more than ever. Read more

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Extending Hurricane-Relief Season

Responding to concerns about continuing housing problems in the hurricane-ravaged areas of the Gulf Coast, the Bush administration agreed to extend disaster housing assistance for an additional 18 months. Read more

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Apartment groups blast FEMA

Calling it a “heartbreaking” waste of money, apartment associations blasted the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in February for spending almost $1 billion on 26,000 mobile homes that sat unused. Read more

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FINISHING TOUCHES

While thousands of families left homeless by Hurricane Katrina struggled to get the trailer homes promised to them by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or fought to stay in their hotel rooms, a few architects were busy creating a new kind of Read more

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CDFI Fund rewrites rules, deadlines

December saw a long series of announcements from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. Read more

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