Another Katrina Coup d’ Gras for Lower-Income Homeowners

ACORN Hurricane Louisiana Recovery Pandemic

            New Orleans     Katrina is now more than seventeen years ago.  That’s a long time, New Orleans should be way over the storm by now.  Unfortunately, people are still trying to get home.  Others are still in the half-life of rebuilding from paycheck to paycheck.  The Lower 9th Ward, home of low-and-moderate, working Black …

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New Orleans Voters Speak Out on Wages, Contract Enforcement, and Garbage

Louisiana Recovery Rebuild New Orleans Voting

              New Orleans      Five weeks after Hurricane Ida hit the city on the anniversary of Katrina’s arrival, August 29th, we are still in recovery, though we have made progress.  Elections were postponed, but they are coming in another month or so.  Garbage is starting to be picked up.  Branches and other trash may …

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