Kyle Hagerty, Bisnow, Flooding in The Heights


On Jan. 1, some of the nation's strictest flood plain regulations went into effect across unincorporated Harris County. After a sweeping review of the region's flood control strategy, the Harris County Commissioners court approved the first significant overhaul of county elevation requirements in nearly two decades. What do the new regulations mean for Houston's flood-prone areas and those looking to build there? Read The Article