FEMA scheduled to announce new plan on Monday
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended its hotel program for evacuees. The agency bowed to pressure from state and local leaders, who say they cannot move thousands of hurricane evacuees from hotels into longer-term housing by FEMA's deadline.
Meanwhile, lawyers for Katrina victims living in hotels filed a lawsuit on Friday, seeking to extend the housing program. Last month FEMA announced that it would end the program Jan. 7 in the 10 states with the most evacuees - and by Dec. 15 elsewhere. The New York Times has the story.
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