Land Use Planning by Design and by Disaster
Frank S. Alexander
LAW AND RECOVERY FROM DISASTER: HURRICANE KATRINA, Robin Paul Malloy, ed., Ashgate, 2007
In the early 2000s, generations of population decline had left New Orleans with a glut of properties that became abandoned or vacant. The arrival of Hurricane Katrina, and the devastation that accompanied it, magnified exponentially the challenges facing New Orleans, which included post-Kelo constitutional amendments that created unanticipated restrictions. This article examines the serious land use challenges faced by pre-Katrina New Orleans.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: real estate, finance, foreclosure, abandoned, vacant, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, propertyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 7, 2011
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