NOLA Residents to Be Kicked Out of FEMA Trailers

Otherwise, they'll face fines up to $500 -- a day.

Getty Images

New Orleans residents must move out of FEMA trailers by the start of 2011 or they will face fines of up to $500 a day. There are 221 trailers left in New Orleans, and the residents received eviction letters just before Christmas.

"This administration wants to turn a page on Katrina," said Gary Clark, a Dillard University political science professor. "The FEMA trailer has become an icon of Katrina."

Read two families' stories on MSNBC.

Behind the Scenes with Carol's Daughter founder, Lisa Price
Feb. 19 2015 4:38 PM
Lisa Price speaks on the growth of her company and the family that influenced her journey.