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Posts Tagged ‘rental costs’

Homeless for the Holidays: Who Would Jesus Evict? A Tale of Two Christmases: 2007, 1959

Friday, December 21st, 2007

New Orleans Council Votes for Demolition of Housing. Raze ’n’ Taser Now, Replace Housing Later. Maybe.


In New Orleans, where rental costs and homelessness have doubled since Katrina, protesters at City Hall clashed with police and some were Tasered while inside the City Council voted unanimously to allow the federal government to demolish 4,500 units in the city’s four largest public housing projects.