Date of Award
Urban and Regional Planning
Planning and Urban Studies
This research focuses upon cases wherein post]disaster housing assistance was affected by tenure insecurity. In the case of post]Katrina New Orleans, the Road Home, which provided monies for rebuilding, faced difficulties in allocating its aid because of heirship titles, a form of tenure insecurity to which the United States has often been misconceived as immune. In the case of post]Hurricane Mitch in Tegucigalpa, a post]disaster housing relocation program struggled to find lands in an urban land market with pervasive insecurity
Peterson, Robert Charles, "Tenure Insecurity and Post-Disaster Housing: Case Studies in New Orleans and Tegucigalpa" (2009). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 954.