“More than 800 families received letters from the city of Houston telling them that if they have damage costing more than half the value of their homes, they will need to raise their homes before they rebuild.
David Epstein lives in the Willow Meadows neighborhood. He received that letter.
“There are so many questions,” Epstein said, “We have flood insurance, which was good. We’ve been visited by the agent. We don’t know yet from them because they said it takes time, and I get that, which is why we went ahead and locked in a rental because we have no idea where we’re gonna be in a year.”