Quantcast
Don't Miss
Home / National / Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes

Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes

FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a new study finds. The reason is probably that better-off local governments have the resources to apply for and administer the programs — and that could keep many of ...
Order Reprints

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*