FEMA Takes Large Step in Phasing Out Aid Emergency Housing Assistance for Hurricane Katrina Evacuees; From the Lake to the River President Quoted in Article

From the Lake to the River’s President Bryan Mauldin was quoted in a recent New York Times article on the end of hotel aid for Hurricane Katrina Evacuees.

The Times reports that “FEMA, which is ending the program over the strenuous protests of Louisiana officials, says it is time for families to find a more permanent situation.”Maudline responded to officials’ comments, noting that “Evacuees shouldn’t have to come up with a permanent housing plan. They already have homes. They need the right to return to their homes. It is FEMA that needs a permanent housing plan.”

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