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Laura Sullivan is a NPR News investigative correspondent whose work has cast a light on some of the country's most disadvantaged people.



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Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available

Wed, 10 May 2017 16:35:00 -0400

In Dallas and other tight rental markets, Section 8 voucher holders can't find the homes they need, while developers face resistance from wealthier neighborhoods when trying to build new housing.



Affordable Housing Program Costs More, Shelters Fewer

Tue, 09 May 2017 12:31:00 -0400

The low-income housing tax credit program gave way to a booming $8 billion private industry, but as tax credits for companies increased, the number of housing units being built for the poor fell.



News Brief: Sally Yates Testimony, South Korea Election, 'Frontline' Probe

Tue, 09 May 2017 05:03:00 -0400

Senate panel told ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn was compromised by the Russians. South Koreans elect a president. Probe shows why some families aren't getting government-funded housing.



N.Y. Attorney General: Nation's Flood Insurance Program Defrauding Taxpayers

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:28:00 -0400

The report comes after a joint investigation by NPR and PBS' Frontline that uncovered how private insurance companies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy were profiting while homeowners suffered.



Report: Red Cross Spent 25 Percent Of Haiti Donations On Internal Expenses

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:01:00 -0400

A congressional inquiry finds that the American Red Cross stonewalled lawmakers as they sought to understand the charity's finances, and that it sent significantly less money to Haiti than claimed.



Lawmakers To FEMA: Flood Plan Overhaul Is 'Too Little, Too Late'

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:27:00 -0400

While the Federal Emergency Management Agency vows to make sweeping reforms to the nation's flood insurance program, senators say the program "needs to fundamentally transform."



Business Of Disaster: Local Recovery Programs Struggle To Help Homeowners

Wed, 25 May 2016 18:11:36 -0400

State and local disaster relief programs are leaving communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy confused by the dizzying array of directives on how to rebuild.



The Pitfalls Of Creating A Disaster Recovery Program From Scratch

Wed, 25 May 2016 05:03:00 -0400

We have the second report in a probe into who profits when disaster strikes. NPR and the PBS show Frontline examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.



Business Of Disaster: Insurance Firms Profited $400 Million After Sandy

Tue, 24 May 2016 19:28:00 -0400

More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.



Senator Wants Names Of Red Cross Officials Who Did Not Cooperate With Inquiry

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:08:00 -0400

Sen. Chuck Grassley has sent a letter to government investigators that also asks for a list of documents and information the charity failed to provide.



Red Cross Effort To Shut Down Inquiry Fails; Report Calls For Outside Oversight

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 05:01:00 -0400

The American Red Cross allegedly did not fully cooperate with a government investigation of its performance and finances. Now investigators and a congressman want the charity's books open for audits.



In Private Letter, Red Cross Tried To End Government Inquiry

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:01:00 -0400

The charity has said it wants to "lead the effort in transparency." But when a congressman requested an inquiry into its disaster relief work, Red Cross officials wanted it called off.



Sen. Grassley Not Satisfied With Answers From The Red Cross

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:36:00 -0400

The American Red Cross responded to detailed questions about how it spent almost half a billion dollars in Haiti. But Sen. Chuck Grassley says he and the public need more information.



Documents Show Red Cross May Not Know How It Spent Millions In Haiti

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:54:00 -0400

Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.



Sen. Grassley Gives Red Cross Deadline To Explain Haiti Spending

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:23:00 -0400

Citing reports from NPR and ProPublica that found a string of poorly managed projects after the devastating 2010 earthquake, the senator is demanding answers to how nearly $500 million was spent.