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Program Offering to Buy Out Louisiana Homeowners in Floodways

Louisiana program helping people affected by the 2016 floods is offering buyouts to those living in especially hazardous areas, state officials said. Restore Louisiana officials said that homeowners in floodways can receive up to $200,000 if they are willing to …

Minot, North Dakota, Shelves Flood Resilience Project

A project meant to provide affordable housing for Minot, North Dakota, residents displaced by the 2011 Souris River flood or buyouts has been shelved. The City Council has rejected developer proposals and set the idea aside because of a slowed …