‘I Don’t Want to Stay Here’: Half a Million Live in Flood Zones, and the Government Is Paying

The New York Times

Much of the nation’s affordable housing stock was built before climate change was well understood, and many properties already sit in flood zones. Global warming has been linked to heavier rainfall, making flooding more likely. But the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which oversees some of the at-risk properties, does not have a universal policy against paying for housing in a designated flood zone.

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