How is it that Matt McBride had the data to “support this article”:http://www.nola.com/news/index.ssf/2008/08/city_paid_to_gut_houses_set_fo.html and the Office of Recovery Managment is still grappling with this issue.

We have brought this to the attention of the Neighborhood Conservation District as each NOAH house has been apprised for demolition, there was no response to my question of how it was possible that these house were remediated and then demolished. We asked and no one ever answered.

Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use. With television reporter Lee Zurik she exposed widespread misuse of city recovery funds and led...