Residential Tuesday 2007.0206
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Tue Feb 6 15:13:13 PST 2007
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"Some victims of the severe storms that hit central Florida
complained of delays and red tape Monday as they sought
disaster aid, despite assurances from federal officials that
the government had learned from its response to Hurricane
"David Paulison, chief of the Federal Emergency Management
Agency, and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist have said the agency
was quick to respond to the three tornados that killed 20
people and left hundreds homeless in an area north of
Orlando. But scattered complaints drifted in from the more
than 670 people who had registered for help.
"Allan Smith, 77, spent an hour in a makeshift tent talking
with state and federal agencies about how to rebuild his
home. He emerged with few answers, except that a FEMA
building inspector would survey the rubble within two weeks.
Until then, there is little he can do but wait. ..."
Victims of Florida Storms Complain of Delays - International Herald Tribune, 2007.0205
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Housing Shortage to Worsen in Counties - Ventura County Star, 2007.0206
Builders Try to Demolish Homeowner 'Rights' Bill - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2007.0205
Interest Curbs Home Front - The Age (Australia), 2007.0205
Home Builders to Gather under Cloud of Housing Slowdown - Palm Beach Post, 2007.0205
Home-Grown Building - All Africa, 2007.0205
Affordable Housing Failures Spur Action - Contra Costa Times, 2007.0204
Nothing New under the Sun - Boston Globe, 2007.0204
House Raises Questions about 'Sustainable' - Aspen Daily News, 2007.0204
A Lab for Living - Baltimore Sun, 2007.0204
"Umbrella House" Design Embraces Seattle Gray - Seattle Times, 2007.0203
Green Homes: The Price Still Isn't Right - BusinessWeek, 2007.0202
Affordable Housing Plan Takes Aim at Sprawl - Sun-Herald, 2007.0202
Storms Lash Florida, Killing at Least 19 - ABC News, 2007.0202
Housing Plan Draws Critics' Ire - Boston Globe, 2007.0201
New Regeneration Body Will Be 'Greener Than Sum of Parts' - Edie (UK), 2007.0130
Wanted: The Wright Buyer - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2007.0130
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