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Houston Chronicle: 3 Months After Hurricane Harvey, FEMA Paying Nearly $3M Per Day For Hotels

It’s been three months since Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area. Flooding damaged an estimated 311,000 homes.

But now, more than 47,000 flood victims are still living in hotels and motels.

Reporting from The Houston Chronicle has looked into the cost of putting all of these flood victims up in hotels, and the pace of housing recovery in and around Houston.

Rebecca Elliot has been writing about it. She covers City Hall for the paper.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.