The following people appeared in this episode to either assist in the construction effort or to recount what life has been like in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina:
Simone Bruni - Demo Diva Demolition
Michael Carloss - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Brenda Caron - Volunteer
Tim Duggan - BNIM Architects
Brian Grabert - L. Jackson Jr. Inc.
Lloyd and Rosemary Griffin - Lower Ninth Ward residents
Julian Hayman - Mississippi Pervious Concrete
Rusty Higgins - Construction Crew
Louie Jackson - L. Jackson Jr. Inc.
Jay Johnson - Lower Ninth Ward resident
Gertrude LeBlanc - Lower Ninth Ward resident
Tony Peralla - Tony's Iron Works
Jon Sader - Director of Construction; The Make It Right Foundation
Valerie Schexnayder - Lower Ninth ward resident
Billy Joe Stevenson - Insul-Tech
Bill Wallis - William Wallis Workshops
Gloria Guy: I'll be glad to go in my house, because the memories is there. And I raised a lot of children there. And it's home sweet home. Workin' in the garden; cookin' and doin' what I gotta do. And I thank God for all y'all, working with me and helpin' me, where I could get a house to live in.
As the house was nearing completion, Hurricane Gustav was predicted to make landfall. While the crew had to evacuate the site, the house weathered the storm was completely undamaged.