Insurers Praise N.J. On Post-Sandy Rebuilding Rules
The governor announced Thursday the state was immediately accepting new and more stringent building standards for flood zones. They will force some homeowners to spend tens of thousands of dollars to raise their houses now or face steep insurance hikes in the future.
The trade group says stronger building codes also reduce the risk of injury and death. Sandy is blamed for at least 40 deaths in
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