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Flood Zones

August 5, 2019, 7am PDT
Here's a trillion dollar real estate market on the coasts of the United States—and it's building itself into rising levels of risk.
The New York Times
August 21, 2018, 10am PDT
More Americans are moving to high-risk flood zones as environmental deregulation wins the day.
Governing
June 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
Harris County has a home buyout program, designed to reduce the amount of residents living in flood-prone homes. But when it comes to home buyouts, a lot of money goes a little way.
Houston Chronicle
October 7, 2015, 2pm PDT
Has New York done enough to continue to build new high-end buildings in flood zones around the city?
New York Magazine
February 4, 2013, 1pm PST
An ambitious plan being proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would see $400 million spent to purchase homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy with the intent of demolishing them and returning their properties to undeveloped coastline, reports Thomas Kaplan.
The New York Times