Gwen Filosa

Staff writer, Times-Picayune

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More than two years after Katrina, public housing in New Orleans has become an issue on Capitol Hill and in the presidential campaign.

Shutting the Door to Public Housing in New Orleans?

More than two years after Katrina, public housing in New Orleans has become an issue on Capitol Hill and in the presidential campaign.

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Immediately after Katrina, violent crime all but disappeared from New Orleans as the city lost about half of its pre-hurricane population.

Is New Orleans Safe for Anyone?

Immediately after Katrina, violent crime all but disappeared from New Orleans as the city lost about half of its pre-hurricane population.

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After Katrina, President Bush said, "We will do what it takes" to make "this great city...  rise again."  The  Army Corps of Engineers  promised to rebuild a safer New Orleans.  Today,…

Public Housing and FEMA Vouchers in the 'New' New Orleans

After Katrina, President Bush said, "We will do what it takes" to make "this great city...  rise again."  The Army Corps of Engineers promised to rebuild a safer New Orleans.  Today,…

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