New Report Discusses Housing Shortfalls in Hurricane Katrina Recovery

Mississippi has overpromised and under delivered on its housing recovery:
Reilly Morse, Mississippi Center for Justice Lawyer Testifies

What: Hearing on the American Dream Part: III: Advancing and Improving the Fair Housing Act on the 5-year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Committee on the Judiciary –Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

Testifying: Reilly Morse, Legal Advocate and Senior Attorney, Mississippi Center for Justice, Biloxi Office

Author: Hurricane Katrina: How will Mississippi Turn the Corner?
New Report on Housing Recovery 5 Years after Katrina
Released: July 29, 2010

Unmet Needs and the State’s Over-Promising to Congress
Racial Inequity of Recovery Funds
State Favoritism: Big Business vs. Affordable Housing
When: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 2:00 p.m. EST

Where: 2141 Rayburn House Office, Washington, D.C.

To arrange interviews, contact: Pattie Haubner, 914 833-7093 or