Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes


Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — 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 […]

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