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Report Highlights New Post-Sandy Greenwich Homes

A Bloomberg report details new post-Sandy homes in Greenwich that are adjusting to a new flood map designed by FEMA.
A Bloomberg report details new post-Sandy homes in Greenwich that are adjusting to a new flood map designed by FEMA. Photo Credit: Eric Gendron, File

GREENWICH, Conn. -- A report in Bloomberg is highlighting a new trend of raising houses with hydraulic jacks, pylons and stilts in preparation for future storms that may affect the area like Superstorm Sandy.

The Bloomberg article also explores how Greenwich is one of the first municipalities to adopt revised flood map from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

According to the article, some homes will no longer be covered for flood insurance based on the old map, leading to some costly changes.

Read the full Bloomberg report here .

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