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“It’s Our Form Of Apartheid”: How Galveston Stalled Public Housing Reconstruction In The 10 Years After Ike

Posted on · Hurricane Ike ravaged Galveston in 2008 and touched off a fierce battle over whether to rebuild the city's destroyed public housing. A decade later, less than half of it has been replaced. The prolonged saga offers a cautionary tale for Texas as it launches the long-term recovery process after Hurricane Harvey.