Why Legalizing Basement Dwellings in Apartments in Low Flood Risk Areas Could Assist With Climate Migration

Why Legalizing Basement Dwellings in Apartments in Low Flood Risk Areas Could Assist With Climate Migration

Why Legalizing Basement Dwellings in Apartments in Low Flood Risk Areas Could Assist With Climate Migration

06/06/21

“Why could legalizing basement dwellings in places with low flood risk be a boon for climate migration?”

Many cities ban basement dwellings in their zoning code. However, if legalized, the increased supply could vastly increase stock available for people to move in. While these are liabilities for places that are at risk for floods, places that are far from this will have no problem. This is Why Legalizing Basement Dwellings in Apartments in Low Flood Risk Areas Could Assist With Climate Migration.

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