Now Available! Taking Stock: National Hazards and Federally Assisted Housing

As the costs and frequency of severe weather events climb, fully understanding and planning for their potential impact on affordable housing is critical. This report examines the locations of project-based federally assisted properties in relation to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Risk Index (NRI). The report finds natural hazards pose a significant threat to federally assisted housing, while its residents are especially vulnerable to adverse impacts.

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Accompanying Resource

Taking Stock Mapping Tool helps you search for properties and neighborhoods that may be more vulnerable to disasters to develop mitigation strategies.