FEMA trail­ers got ‘trashed’

New York Post - - NEWS -

As Hur­ri­cane Har­vey bore down on Hous­ton as a vi­cious Cat­e­gory 4 storm, the fed­eral gov­ern­ment was auc­tion­ing off emer­gency hous­ing trail­ers at fire-sale prices.

More than 100 2017-model Fed­eral Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency trail­ers were sold over the two days be­fore Har­vey landed in the Gulf Coast, The Associated Press found in a re­view of gov­ern­ment data.

That re­duced an al­ready di­min­ished sup­ply ahead of what could become the na­tion’s largest need for emer­gency hous­ing.

About 79,000 homes in the Gulf Coast area were flooded.

FEMA of­fi­cials said that the units sold were used and un­fit for re­de­ploy­ment.

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