An NPR member station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
The KPBX tower will operate on reduced power for maintenance October 5 and 6. Click to learn how this may affect your listening.

Delays Plague Distribution of Trailers to Rita Homeless

FEMA contractors have dubbed this trailer park near Baton Rouge "Renaissance Village." So far, FEMA has installed only about 2,400 trailers in Louisiana, a state that lost more than 200,000 homes in the hurricanes.
Scott Horsley, NPR
/
FEMA contractors have dubbed this trailer park near Baton Rouge "Renaissance Village." So far, FEMA has installed only about 2,400 trailers in Louisiana, a state that lost more than 200,000 homes in the hurricanes.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.