Flooding is the most expensive and common natural disaster in the United States, and managing flood risk is critical to protecting homes, local and regional economies, and community well-being. On Safer Ground: Floodplain Buyouts and Community Resilience highlights how local governments across the United States are increasingly turning to buyouts as one strategy to cost effectively reduce flood risk, offer relief to residents, and potentially improve access to open space in urban areas. The report explores best practices for community resilience involving floodplain buyouts and models for partnerships with the private sector.
Jonathan F.P. Rose, one of the real estate industry's most respected champions of inclusive, equitable, and sustainable community building, is the 2021 recipient of the ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development.
To disseminate the takeaways from a ULI Global Virtual Leadership Roundtable on COP26 with the broader ULI community, ULI hosted regional follow-on webinars for members in Asia Pacific, Americas, and Europe.