Home Buyouts

5:30 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

FEMA Denies 33 Vermont Home Buyouts

Irene Flooding
Credit Spencer Ainsley / AP

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected buyouts for 33 Vermont properties damaged by Tropical Storm Irene and spring flooding last year.

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12:15 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

NY Submits More Than 400 Home Buyout Applications to FEMA

A car sits half-buried after massive flooding swept through downtown Windham, N.Y. from Tropical Storm Irene.
Ryan Delaney/WAMC

More than a year after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, New York State has forwarded more than 400 applications for property buy-outs to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  And state officials say there are more pending.

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