FAILING FOUNDATIONS: Outdated maps leave homeowners with distorted flood risk outlook

More accurate data is available, but many homeowners don’t know it exists.

News 12 Staff

Nov 17, 2021, 3:45 AM

Updated 970 days ago

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A Team 12 Investigation finds the government’s outdated flood maps, some of which have not been updated since the 1970s, give homeowners a distorted picture of flood risk, leaving some with huge bills for repairs that could have been covered by flood insurance. More accurate data is available, but many homeowners don’t know it exists.


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