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20,000 new homes built in flood-risk zones

As America's coastal communities continue to build homes in flood-risk zones, a new analysis by Climate Central and Zillow shows…

3 years ago

Coastal communities commit billions towards flood defense

Officials in East and Gulf coast cities are pressing the government to commit billions of dollars on projects designed to…

4 years ago

Study: Flooding threatens almost 400,000 U.S. homes

Some 386,000 U.S. homes today are likely to be at risk of regular flooding by 2050 because of sea-level rise…

4 years ago

Surprisingly, home values in disaster-prone areas appreciate faster than others

The median price of a home in an area that’s at risk of a natural disaster such as Hurricane Florence…

4 years ago

Homeowners start counting the cost of Hurricane Florence

Residents of affected areas are now starting to count the cost of the damage as the storm slowly dissipates

4 years ago

Tidal flooding will threaten 2.4 million U.S. homes by 2100

Climate change and rising sea levels are putting an unprecedented number of U.S. homes at risk of tidal flooding, according…

4 years ago

Study: Millions more Americans at risk from serious flooding

Millions of Americans who don’t live close to a recognized floodplain may still be at risk of flooding, according to…

5 years ago

Climate change could make elevation a big factor in real estate prices

Homes located on higher elevations in areas at risk from hurricanes are seeing their values grow faster than homes closer…

5 years ago