Home Buyouts: One Adaptation Approach to Rising Sea Levels

McGinty, Anna.

Abstract: On October 29th, 2012, Superstorm Sandy severely damaged residential and commercial buildings on Staten Island, along with other communities in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. This event triggered residents in the Oakwood Beach Neighborhood of Staten Island to organize and seek funding to relocate through home buyouts. This study examines Oakwood Beach to understand how the curren... read more

Tufts University. Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
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