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A New Jersey straight talking governor Chris Christie is telling thousands of homeowners either change their homes now.
Or face skyrocketing flood insurance rates later but many -- and sandy victims say they simply cannot afford any construction right now because -- live.
I've from New Jersey with more wreck.
I -- this is because FEMA is re drawing its flood zone map for some people back commuter rise in insurance premiums from a thousand a year to over 30000 dollars a year for those folks.
It could make -- cents to raise your house up on stilts or destroy your house.
And start all over again building up higher and that's what happening here today Jim and Debbie clay decided to demolish their vacation home in Toms River.
And rebuild up on filings today.
Was demolition day we watch -- -- debater carve up and crush their two story four bedroom home.
In less than an hour.
It's sad that we have had a lot of good times here in my husband and I worked hard did you know 5000.
The 88 and now it's just being knocked down down -- the exact.
She held up pretty well right and -- 120 days the clay should have a new home on this slot built much higher.
To withstand a hundred year storm but not everyone can afford to do that we met another guy in brick township whose home.
It about three and -- Half miles from the ocean and it flooded for the very first time during hurricane -- he hasn't gotten a dime yet from his insurance company now he's been designated.
As a living in a high velocity -- according to those new maps as means.
Yes to -- his house up or potentially face an insurance -- from 30000 dollars a year.
If you can't get enough money to repair your house where's the money gonna come to raise their house or -- details about a 100000 dollars.
So I -- meaning get -- a thousand to fix.
That's what our problem this.
A lot of people facing the same problem -- redraw its -- -- -- for the entire country and those flood insurance subsidies expire this year.
So that means people who live closer to the water are gonna have to pay a lot more to ensure their homes there.
And -- right now Rick it is hoped that there's not another bad storm that comes and I mean is that for for the absolutely -- yeah.
This story -- thank you.
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