TITLE

HUD Secretary Pitches $6.4 Billion Relief Package for Louisiana

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/9/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32335, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson persuaded members of the Senate Appropriations Committee to approve United States President George W. Bush's request for $6.4 billion in emergency funding for temporary rental housing vouchers and flood-mitigation programs in hurricane-devastated Louisiana. The fund would be used to rebuild more than 100,000 homes across southern Louisiana and strictly for flood mitigation activities. The temporary voucher program will remain in operation until September 2007.
ACCESSION #
20281933

 

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