U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee Reviews Post-Katrina Louisiana Housing Status

Aug 26, 2009

The United States House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity Hearing held an August 21 hearing entitled “Status of the ‘Big Four’ Four Years After Hurricane Katrina.”

Following is a list of witnesses who testified at the hearing.  Hyperlinks to each person’s testimony are included with their names where applicable.

A transcript of the hearing will be posted at a later date.  To access the corresponding House Financial Services Web Page, go to:  http://www.house.gov/apps/list/hearing/financialsvcs_dem/hrhse_082109.shtml


Witness List & Prepared Testimony:

Panel One

  • The Honorable Sandra Brooks Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • The Honorable C. Ray Nagin, Mayor, City of New Orleans
  • Mr. Wayne Wood, General Counsel, Housing Authority of the City of New Orleans

Panel Two

Panel Three

  • Mr. Jim Grauley, President and Chief Operating Officer, Columbia Residential
  • Ms. Stephanie Mingo, Former Resident, St. Bernard Public Housing Development
  • Ms. Michelle Whetten, Vice President and Gulf Coast Director, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Ms. Valerie S. Johnson, Former Resident, Lafitte Public Housing Development
  • Mr. Keith B. Key, Chief Executive Officer and President, KBK Enterprises
  • Ms. Donna Johnigan, Vice President, B.W. Cooper Resident Council
  • Mr. Yusef Freeman, Project Manager, McCormack Baron Salazar
  • Ms. Jocquelyn Marshall, President, C.J. Peete Resident Council