The Federal Emergency Management Agency's trailer program ended May 1, but thousands of people still live in the units. An apartment assistance program will run out in August. Yet programs by states to replace housing have lagged.
SOURCE: Department of Homeland Security, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Mississippi Center for Justice, Texas Low Income Housing Information Service | The Washington Post
Permanence Eludes Some Katrina Victims Article | GULFPORT, Miss. -- James Johnson can look across a grassy field here and see acres of empty pastel "Mississippi cottages," each house an architect's vision of how government can provide safe, low-cost and permanent housing to families made homeless by Hurricane Katrina nearly four years ago.