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From New York to Houston, Flood Risk For Real Estate Hubs Ramps Up

The number of properties in the United States in danger of flooding this year is 70% higher than government data estimates, research released on Monday shows, with at-risk hot spots in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The higher …

Michigan Property Owners Sue After Boardman River Flooding

Some property owners hit by flooding last year during a dam removal project in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula have sued, saying property values along the Boardman River have dropped. The lawsuit filed Friday names the Boardman River Dams Settlement Agreement …

Sinkhole Hits Home and Businesses Values in Rural Louisiana

Dennis Landry’s bed and breakfast was in the middle of a record business year before a sinkhole prompted authorities to tell 150 households in the Louisiana towns of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou to evacuate. Soon after, wary customers began …

$62M Louisiana Road Home Settlement: $0 for Lead Plaintiffs

Two lead plaintiffs won’t get any money from a recent $62 million settlement to a case alleging discrimination in the Road Home program to help people rebuild after the hurricanes of 2005. The Times-Picayune reports that Almarie Ford and Edward …