Thursday, November 02, 2006

Modular Homes Slowly Replacing Hurricane Debris

Building inspectors in Pass Christian and D'Iberville praised the factory built homes. They liked the sturdy construction. And they loved how quickly modular homes allowed hurricane victims to move back home.

The early modular home building rush is out west, where hurricane victims in towns like Pass Christian don't have to wait for contractors to move back home. In fact, a modular homes was being hammered together Wednesday on the corner of East Second Street and Swanson Avenue.

Across the street, Lana Zeiss toyed with the idea of buying a similar pre-fabricated home for her lot. However, "I think that we'll go with the stick construction," she said.

In Pass Christian, where Katrina destroyed so many homes, people now have a choice. They can rebuild their homes the traditional way. Read More


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