Why Flood Insurance Is Likely Going to Cost More in Texas (State Impact)

Richard Rivera stands in front of a red sticker that marks his house as "uninhabitable" due to recent flooding. Photo credit: Mose Buchele

Richard Rivera stands in front of a red sticker that marks his house as “uninhabitable” due to recent flooding. Photo credit: Mose Buchele

By Mose Buchele

It’s been three weeks since a flood swept through Richard Rivera’s Austin, Texas home. There’s still a dead car, washed up by the waters, deposited on his front yard. A crack has formed on his concrete driveway. A result, he says, of the deluge. He doesn’t know where his air conditioning unit floated off to. His home bears the red sticker, left by city inspectors, that deems it uninhabitable.

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