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Why Affordable Housing Has Been so Contentious and Continues to Be in Galveston

After public housing in Galveston was damaged during Hurricane Ike, the federal government offered $586 million in disaster aid to rebuild. But some folks there didn’t want the housing rebuilt, leading to a protracted legal battle. We’ll review that dispute, and discuss the state of public housing in Galveston with John Wayne Ferguson, Galveston City […]

After public housing in Galveston was damaged during Hurricane Ike, the federal government offered $586 million in disaster aid to rebuild. But some folks there didn’t want the housing rebuilt, leading to a protracted legal battle.

We’ll review that dispute, and discuss the state of public housing in Galveston with John Wayne Ferguson, Galveston City Hall Reporter for The Galveston Daily News.

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