More than 46,000 families now have until Jan. 7 to move out of hotels
Stung by complaints it was pushing hurricane victims out before the holidays, FEMA has extended its hotel housing program to hurricane victims in 10 states. More than 46,000 families now have until Jan. 7 to move out of hotels and into travel trailers, mobile homes or apartments until they find permanent homes. Katrina and Rita victims are getting a reprieve in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, California, Tennessee, Arkansas and Nevada. Evacuees in all other states are facing a December 15th deadline. Details from the Washington Post.
Related: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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