In 2018, actor Brad Pitt and his Make It Right charity were sued collectively by the owners of the sustainable homes they had built in New Orleans as part of efforts to rebuild the city after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. in 2006.

The houses had electrical and plumbing problems, poor ventilation, mold, and structural failures due to the use of low-quality materials. According to the latest reports, only six of the 109 that were built are currently in good condition.

Four years later the foundation has finally reached a settlement worth $20 million under which the owners will be able to get $25,000 in reimbursement for previous repairs they have been forced to make over the years. The approval of a judge is still pending, but the remaining funds will be divided among the owners depending on the condition of their homes.

Brad previously sought to have his name removed from the lawsuit claiming that he had not been directly involved in the construction of the houses even though at the time he was often photographed in the Lower Ninth Ward, the neighborhood where they were taking them. carry out the works.

The money to compensate those affected will be provided by Global Green, an environmental nonprofit organization linked to Brad Pitt that was not even named in the lawsuit.

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