USA Today quotes ERG professor Daniel Kammen on how increasing natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian is reducing the amount of affordable housing, especially in coastal areas.
“Affordable housing, particularly in coastal areas, is built in areas that are vulnerable to sea level rise and where there isn’t enough infrastructure in place to protect buildings from flooding,” Kammen said.
The article also covers further consequences of climate change on housing and home owners, especially low-income renters impacted by natural disasters.
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Climate change, hurricanes make the affordable housing crisis even worse