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Author McCarthy, Kevin F., 1945-

Title Post-Katrina recovery of the housing market along the Mississippi Gulf Coast / Kevin F. McCarthy, Mark Hanson.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Technical report ; no. 511
Technical report (Rand Corporation : 2005- ) ; no. 511.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Profile of the pre-Katrina housing market -- Damage done to housing stock -- Progress on recovery -- Key issues -- Appendix: Methodology.
Summary In the immediate aftermath of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour appointed the Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, and Renewal. In summer 2006, the commission asked the RAND Gulf States Policy Institute to describe the state of the pre-Katrina housing markets in Mississippi's three coastal counties, to estimate the damage the storm did to their housing markets, to describe the status of the recovery effort, and to identify problems that might inhibit that recovery. The authors found that Katrina damaged about 60 percent of the three counties' housing stock, but the extent and intensity of that damage varied substantially, depending on the source of that damage. The recovery process then got off to a slow start; the pace seems to have moved more rapidly for single-family than for multifamily units and for moderately than for severely damaged units. Recovery will take at least another two to three years, and the final costs will exceed $4 billion. Three issues will be critical to short-term recovery: construction-sector capacity; availability of funds to finance recovery; and an adequate supply of housing, especially affordable housing, for those whom the storm displaced from their residences. Finally, following through on intentions to implement longer-term mitigation plans seems to become more difficult as time passes since the storm.
Note Print version record.
Subject Hurricane Katrina (2005) (OCoLC)fst01755264
Housing -- Mississippi -- Gulf Coast.
Housing development -- Mississippi -- Gulf Coast.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Economic aspects.
Economics. (OCoLC)fst00902116
Housing. (OCoLC)fst00962245
Housing development. (OCoLC)fst00962394
Mississippi -- Gulf Coast. (OCoLC)fst01270973
Real Estate, Housing & Land Use.
Business & Economics.
Chronological Term 2005
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Hanson, Mark, 1966-
Other Form: Print version: McCarthy, Kevin F., 1945- Post-Katrina recovery of the housing market along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2007 (DLC) 2007040839
ISBN 0833044893 (electronic bk.)
9780833044891 (electronic bk.)
9780833042934 (electronic bk.)
0833042939 (electronic bk.)
0833042939 (Paper)
Report No. RAND/TR-511-OA/MAR/NAR

 
    
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