Houston poised to authorize FEMA trailers on private property
City Council is poised to temporarily authorize FEMA trailers on private property Wednesday, paving the way for Houston flood victims to qualify for a key form of disaster assistance.
The scheduled vote comes nearly a month after the Houston Chronicle reported that city rules — and state and federal officials' confusion about those regulations — were blocking Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers in the city.
The proposed ordinance would, for up to a year, lift the local regulations that mostly restrict manufactured housing and recreational vehicles to mobile home parks.
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