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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-21-06 09:28 PM
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57. When you got the trailer, did you know you were buying a house?....
...90% of Katrina's victims will never have the option.
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  -"Katrina Cottage" an attractive alternative to FEMA housing Dover  Mar-21-06 08:47 AM   #0 
  - Very nice. Now put it on 8-foot pilings so it doesn't get flooded, and  Redstone   Mar-21-06 08:49 AM   #1 
  - It would appear to be att leady for that.  benburch   Mar-21-06 08:52 AM   #3 
  - Gee...I wonder how the next big hurricane will affect thise shacks?  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 08:55 AM   #5 
  - Why is that a "shack"?  acmejack   Mar-21-06 09:03 AM   #11 
     - Not speaking for that poster......but 'shack' indicates to me that it  Dover   Mar-21-06 09:07 AM   #12 
     - You are refering to wind resistance  melissinha   Mar-21-06 09:40 AM   #18 
     - Actually, these ARE meant to replace homes.  Shakespeare   Mar-21-06 11:02 AM   #26 
     - Thanks. Yes another poster pointed out they are meant to be concept homes  Dover   Mar-21-06 11:09 AM   #28 
     - Oh, please give me a break! Incredible!  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 08:35 PM   #45 
        - I think you're underestimating these.  Shakespeare   Mar-22-06 12:10 PM   #74 
     - there is such a project in the works  merh   Mar-22-06 12:25 AM   #71 
     - In hurricane force winds, that "structure" will become a shack....  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 08:30 PM   #44 
        - In hurricane force winds, so will the FEMA trailers.  politicat   Mar-21-06 08:37 PM   #46 
           - What's your definition of better after the winds hit 120 mph?....  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 09:07 PM   #50 
              - Without improving the levee system, it doesn't matter.  politicat   Mar-21-06 10:54 PM   #66 
  - No, that is where the birddog sleeps.  alfredo   Mar-21-06 11:19 AM   #29 
  - If he wants the federal government to buy these...  htuttle   Mar-21-06 08:50 AM   #2 
  - Er..........you mean "she"  Dover   Mar-21-06 08:53 AM   #4 
     - Whoops, yes, she  htuttle   Mar-21-06 08:55 AM   #6 
  - Lovely. Thousands of those sitting unused in Arkansas  tanyev   Mar-21-06 08:57 AM   #7 
  - Slap some of that thin film solar PV on the metal roof and you've  BR_Parkway   Mar-21-06 08:58 AM   #8 
  - Mass producing cheap, green housing? What -- are you Bucky Fuller now?  htuttle   Mar-21-06 09:02 AM   #10 
  - Students Take On The Damaged Gulf Coast  Dover   Mar-21-06 09:00 AM   #9 
  - Hmmm....300sq ft???  catnhatnh   Mar-21-06 09:07 AM   #13 
  - Here's a picture of the interior space  Dover   Mar-21-06 09:12 AM   #14 
     - A family of 10 lives in the 800 square foot ranch across the street  MrsGrumpy   Mar-21-06 09:59 AM   #21 
        - 800 is 800,and 300 is 300  catnhatnh   Mar-21-06 04:53 PM   #34 
           - My mobile home was a 10 x 50, which fit the four of us quite nicely  MrsGrumpy   Mar-21-06 08:45 PM   #48 
              - When you got the trailer, did you know you were buying a house?....  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 09:28 PM   #57 
                 - Nope...When I bought my trailer I had to beg borrow and steal for a roof  MrsGrumpy   Mar-21-06 09:54 PM   #62 
  - Yurts might be a better solution..  Big Kahuna   Mar-21-06 09:19 AM   #15 
  - Keep in mind there are additional costs  melissinha   Mar-21-06 09:31 AM   #16 
  - Maybe we should have a DU Emergency Housing Design Contest  Dover   Mar-21-06 09:34 AM   #17 
  - These are concept buildings  Gormy Cuss   Mar-21-06 09:47 AM   #19 
  - Thanks. You're right. They ARE supposed to be part of the permanent  Dover   Mar-21-06 10:28 AM   #23 
     - Interesting historic parallel to think about  Gormy Cuss   Mar-21-06 11:30 AM   #30 
        - Whoa dude-think 1910 and Sears...  catnhatnh   Mar-21-06 08:00 PM   #41 
           - Huh? n/t  Gormy Cuss   Mar-21-06 08:29 PM   #43 
           - some of those sears homes still stood in gentilly  pitohui   Mar-21-06 08:40 PM   #47 
  - I love that it has a front porch.  SmokingJacket   Mar-21-06 09:51 AM   #20 
  - Agreed! Why not create something pleasing...  egadsbrain   Mar-21-06 10:26 AM   #22 
  - Damn  oneighty   Mar-21-06 10:29 AM   #24 
  - I was thinking similar thoughts.  HereSince1628   Mar-21-06 10:45 AM   #25 
  - With how insane home prices are...  Jamison   Mar-21-06 06:07 PM   #39 
     - Yes it would  oneighty   Mar-22-06 12:19 AM   #70 
  - I'm a little dismayed by some of the responses here  buddyhollysghost   Mar-21-06 11:05 AM   #27 
  - Maybe I missed the posts recommending 6500 sq. feet....  Dover   Mar-21-06 11:32 AM   #31 
  - Sorry, I did exagerate because I deal with the "out of touch"  buddyhollysghost   Mar-21-06 11:57 AM   #32 
     - I SO agree with you, and here's my family's story...  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-21-06 09:38 PM   #60 
        - Cool story,,,thank you for sharing it  buddyhollysghost   Mar-22-06 12:06 AM   #68 
  - "Snobs"?? Rein it in, pal. This is all about replacing the homes...  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 09:23 PM   #54 
     - So out of touch that I know people would love to have a cabin  buddyhollysghost   Mar-21-06 11:58 PM   #67 
  - I think they are cute  Horse with no Name   Mar-21-06 12:01 PM   #33 
  - Are you nuckin' futs????  catnhatnh   Mar-21-06 08:22 PM   #42 
  - a trailer modified into a shotgun house looking thing?  enki23   Mar-21-06 05:20 PM   #35 
  - It looks like my trailer, but mine only cost $25,000.  Cleita   Mar-21-06 05:26 PM   #36 
  - That thing looks like a one-room shack. nt  Minnesota Libra   Mar-21-06 05:38 PM   #37 
  - A one room shack is better than no shack.n/t  Cleita   Mar-21-06 05:58 PM   #38 
     - Oh yes I'm sure Katrina survivors will appreciate that sentiment nt  Minnesota Libra   Mar-21-06 06:13 PM   #40 
     - These are INTENDED to be temporary housing. You have to live within  mondo joe   Mar-21-06 09:27 PM   #56 
     - That might work with the nation's homeless that are actually....  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 09:00 PM   #49 
        - It might surprise you to know that the homeless also once  Cleita   Mar-21-06 09:30 PM   #58 
           - It wouldn't surprise me in the least, Oh Condescending One....  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-21-06 09:49 PM   #61 
              - No. have you?  Cleita   Mar-21-06 10:04 PM   #63 
  - The FEMA trailers cost $60,000 to $100,000 EACH?????  KzooDem   Mar-21-06 09:11 PM   #51 
  - those trailers should cost $20k TOPS!  LSK   Mar-21-06 09:14 PM   #53 
  - Easily,like a bad old joke....  catnhatnh   Mar-21-06 10:09 PM   #64 
  - Halliburton, Bechtel and KBR got the no bid contracts - nuff said n/t  TheBaldyMan   Mar-22-06 12:11 AM   #69 
  - how the fuck does a cheap travel trailer cost $100,000  LSK   Mar-21-06 09:12 PM   #52 
  - 300 sq.ft better than cardboard box  kineneb   Mar-21-06 09:26 PM   #55 
  - A 15x20 shed? Materials $10,000 tops...  jmowreader   Mar-21-06 09:34 PM   #59 
  - Yeah,but why would you come here and make sense....  catnhatnh   Mar-21-06 10:28 PM   #65 
     - Oh, I know what it's about...  jmowreader   Mar-22-06 06:29 AM   #73 
  - I wonder if actual people get to live in them.  lies and propaganda   Mar-22-06 02:10 AM   #72 
 

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