M.A. Sheehan is the director of the House the 9 Program at the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association. An expert in the intricacies of Louisiana’s disaster housing programs, she works with hundreds of homeowners who still aren’t home, 10 years after the levees failed. “How’s the 9?” is the question by which the recovery of New Orleans must be judged.
ARTICLES IN SHELTERFORCE since jan 08
- Detours on the Road Home
Serious flaws in the Road Home program have kept many hard-working homeowners from coming back to the Lower 9th Ward. Let’s not repeat them after the next disaster.