Category Archives: Housing

Floating House to Resist Climate Change

From the New Yorker: A Floating House to Resist the Floods of Climate Change.

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Even Mobile Homes Are Not An Option for Many

From Bloomberg News: Mobile Homes Are So Expensive Now, Hurricane Victims Can’t Afford Them.The industry was struggling to keep up with demand even before this year’s natural disasters.

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Temporary Housing Issues and Options

From the Wash Post: With thousands still in shelters, FEMA’s caution about temporary housing hinders hurricane recovery, An excerpt: The triple-punch of the three hurricanes has created a housing challenge for FEMA that is unmatched since Katrina. In Texas, an … Continue reading

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What is the Fate of Public Housing Post-Disaster?

This article brings up an important matter, which I have not seen addressed before. See: After Hurricanes, Public Housing May Never Get Rebuilt. When destroyed by disaster, public housing has historically taken years to be replaced — if at all. … Continue reading

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Mapping Impact of H. Harvey on Houston Homes

Mapping Harvey’s Impact on Houston Homeowners.

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Growing Risk for Mobile Homes

Dangerous mix: Climate change, tornadoes, and mobile homes. Tornadoes and mobile homes do not mix to begin with, but throw in the volatility of climate change and the potential for massive property damage and deaths is even higher in coming … Continue reading

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What to Do To Secure Your Home If you Anticipate a Natural Disaster

From a banking community website, this practical information on how to get ready for a disaster: 6 Ways to Prep Your Home for Natural Disasters . Preparing for natural disasters can help you prevent loss of life and property.

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