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In Harvey's Wake

Bill would prevent Texans from unknowingly buying homes in areas designed to flood

After Hurricane Harvey inundated the Houston area with rain, scores of homeowners learned too late that their properties were designed to flood. Senate Bill 339 would require sellers to disclose that risk, as well as whether a home has previously flooded.

Development encroaching on the north side of Addicks Reservoir in Houston on Sept. 7, 2016.

In Harvey's Wake

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