Tuesday, October 03, 2006

'ROAD HOME' Program looks a long one!

Posted Remnants , Maple Street , New Orleans 9/2006
all reproduction rights reserved William Greiner

'ROAD HOME' program payments limited so far

'Road Home' is the state of Louisiana's plan for spending $7.5 Billion to rebuild homes in New Orleans. Homeowner's are eligible for up to $150,000. each for uninsured damages to repair or rebuild after hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Out of 123,000 homes damaged or destroyed , thus far, 13 homeowners have received a total of $616,000. of the Federal funds! Of the 123,000 potential recipients , only 27,353 have applied for the aid! At this rate, it is going to be a long road home?

As reported 10/3/06 by Michelle Millhollon

Capital news bureau - The Advocate


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