Thinking of Moving to Higher Ground?

The latest Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan for the Town of East Hampton has made it clear- coastal erosion is changing the topography of our towns.

Gerard Drive 2019 – raising the road. Photo Susan McGraw-Keber

For many homeowners, there is a growing concern that storms and hurricanes accompanied by flooding, may be a serious motivation for planning to move to higher ground.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the Senate passed a bill that would assist Suffolk County South Shore residents with the cost of relocation while their home is being raised through a clause in the Water Resources Development Act. Final congressional approval is still required but Senator Schumer is working to advance the bill with the House congressional delegation. To read the entire article and view Senator Schumer making the announcement this past week- click on the link below:

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