Study on Factors Influencing Homeowner Likelihood to Purchase Flood Insurance Featured by UGA Today

A recent study by IRIS member Dr. Craig Landry was featured by UGA Today, showing that homeowners in areas at-risk of flooding may be more likely to forego flood insurance if there is a history of “charity assistance,” or aid from a NGO or the government, after disasters. The study found that households that expected disaster aid are 25% to 42% less likely to hold flood insurance.

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