No. 07-31138.

556 F.3d 351 (2009)

Yolanda ANDERSON; Gilda Burbank; Allen Harris; Odessia Lewis; Emelda May; Sylvia Moten; Hilda Johnson; Cynthia Bell; Judith Watson; Gloria Williams; Mary Ann Wright; Linda Degruy, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Alphonso JACKSON, Secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Housing Authority of New Orleans; C. Donald Babers, Board of Commissioners, Housing Authority of New Orleans; William C. Thorson, Executive Administrator Appointing Authority Housing Authority of New Orleans and each individual defendant in his official capacity, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

January 26, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ross Benjamin Bricker, John Fee Ward, Jr., Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL, William P. Quigley, Loyola University Law Clinic, New Orleans, LA, Anita Sinha (argued), Advancement Project, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Kelsi Brown Corkran (argued), Office of Sol. Gen., Mark Bernard Stern, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civ. Div., Washington, DC, for Jackson and U.S. Dept. of HUD.

Rachel Wendt Wisdom (argued), Ashlee Megan Robinson, Heather Shauri Lonian, Stone, Pigman, Walther & Wittmann, New Orleans, LA for Housing Auth. of New Orleans, Babers and Thorson.

Before WIENER, GARZA, and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges.

EMILIO M. GARZA, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff-appellants, a group of displaced New Orleans public housing residents (the "Residents"), appeal the district court's dismissal of their claims arising under 42 U.S.C. § 1437p and denial of their motion for a preliminary injunction. Finding no error, we affirm.


Prior to Hurricane Katrina, the Housing Authority of New Orleans ("HANO") planned to demolish and...


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