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Posts Tagged ‘Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson’

Homeless for the Holidays

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

In my pocket . . . not one penny
And my friends I haven’t any
Nobody knows you when you’re down and out

At the very same time that permission has been cleared for demolition of public housing units in New Orleans—at the same time the U.S. is burning through about $12 billion per month in Iraq—FEMA is planning to close the trailer parks in which displaced New Orleanians have been warehoused for the past 28 months.