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Arizona opens homes to hurricane victims

Web site identifies thousands of housing opportunities

Welcome Wagon, a division of Homestore Inc., today announced that its Web site, http://relief.welcomewagon.com/, now contains about 2,500 Arizona listings for available housing in shelters, churches, apartment complexes, single-family homes and senior facilities. The site also provides information about available housing nationally for those who prefer to settle elsewhere. Homestore Inc. operates a network of home-search Web sites, including Realtor.com and HomeBuilder.com. The new Web site provides current information from multiple housing-related sites, including HurricaneHousing.org, KatrinaHousing.org, KatrinaHome.com, Katrina-Relocation.com and HomeRentalAds.com. In addition to housing searches, the Web site also serves as a resource for information about a variety of organizations offering housing-related and other relief aid, including the American Red Cross, the Realtors Relief Foundation and HomeAid America. "We are proud to take part in the relief effort," Nathan Gill, r...