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story.lead_photo.caption An aerial photo of the Hope airport taken in February 2006 shows some of the fleet of trailers that once numbered 19,000. - Photo by Benjamin Krain

Auctions last month of mobile homes and travel trailers originally purchased for hurricane survivors but now stored in Hope yielded more than the millions of dollars successful bidders will pay the federal government.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 11/09/2009

Print Headline: FEMA unit sales create new doubts


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  • markstevenwiley05080757
    November 9, 2009 at 7:33 a.m.

    And we think the gov't. can manage the health care system?

  • TheBatt
    November 9, 2009 at 10:28 a.m.

    The mobile home industry benefitted in a major way when these homes were purchased (FEMA paid full-retail+ for most of them). Now they are complaining that they can be purchased at a tiny fraction of their original sales price, and again resold for a nice profit?

    Oh please...give me a break.