Brief A New Start for Katrina's Displaced
Steve Anlian
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Steve Anlian, the Urban Institute's senior associate in Yerevan, Armenia, suggests that housing voucher programs used overseas by the U.S. State Department and Agency for International Development to help those displaced by natural disasters and civil wars could be successfully employed to aid Katrina evacuees.

Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Race and equity Climate, disasters, and environment Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing vouchers and mobility Racial and ethnic disparities Housing markets Federal urban policies Homelessness Racial segregation Disaster recovery and mitigation Racial barriers to housing Public and assisted housing