Tag: Hurricane Katrina

The Harbinger of the Modern Disaster Era: An Interview with Andreanecia...

From Katrina to COVID to Ida, the director of Housing NOLA talks about FEMA, communications systems, racism, and resiliency.

Burdensome Documentation Requirements Keep NOLA Homeowners from Getting Home

The Road Home program was supposed to help thousands of families rebuild their homes after Hurricane Katrina. Instead, $33 million was left undistributed, and now the Louisiana Office of Community Development is suing homeowners who couldn’t rebuild.

Help Restore Post-Katrina NOLA Neighborhoods by Tearing Down the Freeway

As we reflect on the five years that have passed since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, we can observe both progress and much, much...

In Mississippi, the New Urbanists Take Charge

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, but it actually hit the Gulf Coast of Mississippi much harder. Several towns were literally wiped off the map,...

One Year Later

Numerous groups, from grassroots organizations to national researchers have been following the progress, or lack thereof, in rebuilding the Gulf Coast region post-Katrina. These...

A National Spotlight on Local Capacity

Will Hurricane Katrina change the way intermediaries do business?

It Didn’t Begin With Katrina

We must always remember that New Orleans was suffering from an economic and political disaster long before Hurricane Katrina hit.