Three Months After Hurricane Ida, Residents Are Still Waiting for FEMA Housing

As storms and fires become more severe, disaster housing policy has failed to keep up, leaving people displaced for months on end.

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As Federal Disaster Aid Languishes, Private Lenders Are Filling the Gap

A new program allows Morgan Stanley to front money for disaster repairs and then get paid back, with interest, by taxpayers.

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