New York Becomes the Latest State to Require Flood Risk Disclosure for Home Sales

The bill, signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday, follows a disaster-packed summer and highlights the nation’s growing home insurance crisis.

New York will become the latest state to require flood risk disclosures in home sales under a new law signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday. It’s the latest indicator that even places considered relatively insulated from the climate crisis, like the U.S. Northeast, are increasingly feeling its impacts.