During the worst housing crisis in New Orleans history, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pushing to demolish thousands of units of affordable housing. They plan to rebuild only a few. If we let HUD do this, the majority of affordable public housing in the city will be eliminated. This will keep thousands of low-income Katrina survivors from ever returning home.
I joined ColorOfChange.org in calling on the city council to vote against these reckless and premature demolitions and insist on a fair redevelopment plan. I also sent a message to President Bush, calling on him to stop HUD from carrying out its plan. Let the people return home.