The Prevalence and Cost of Urban Flooding


May 14, 2013

By Center for Neighborhood Technology; Lead Author: Harriet Festing; Cindy Copp, Hal Sprague, Dan Wolf, Ben Shorofsky.

First-of-its-kind analysis that combines insurance and FEMA claims data, property owner surveys, and GIS mapping of flooding in an urban environment. Part of a first phase of research at CNT on the prevalence and cost of flooding to property owners—such as homes and businesses—in urban and suburban areas. (Updated May 2014)

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