New flood control systems could make New Jersey town too pricey for current residents

Bound Brook flood, Hurricane Irene, new jersey

ROBERT BENINCASA / NPR – As part of NPR’s investigation into inequities in federal disaster aid, we are visiting Bound Brook, N.J. It has a new taxpayer-funded flood control system designed to protect the town from major flooding. That is attracting developers and could make a big difference for the people who live and work there. But as NPR’s Robert Benincasa reports, it could also make the town unaffordable for low-income residents …

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