Thursday, September 27, 2007

Louisiana Cottages get go- ahead after Months of Wrangling

"Louisiana's alternative housing program for hurricane and flood victims appears to be finally moving forward, but not before one more public tiff about how the state housing board and private contractors will divide duties and money as the structures go up.

Ten months after federal officials announced Louisiana's $74.5 million share of a $400 million federal grant for the Gulf Coast program, the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency approved a final contract proposal Wednesday for the private consortium expected to build more than 530 Louisiana Cottages and "carpet cottages" in disaster zones." |Read more|

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