Connecticut coast http://wshu.org en Conn. shoreline property owners facing new financial reality http://wshu.org/post/conn-shoreline-property-owners-facing-new-financial-reality <p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:15:19 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 8669 at http://wshu.org Conn. shoreline property owners facing new financial reality Despite storms, few coastal homeowners are open to buyouts http://wshu.org/post/despite-storms-few-coastal-homeowners-are-open-buyouts <p>As Connecticut continues to rebuild its shoreline after two years of tropical-style storms, the idea that some parts of the coast should not have homes on them is gaining more and more traction with federal and state officials. But local officials and homeowners – not so much. &nbsp;&nbsp;As the <a href="http://www.ctmirror.org/story/2013/09/10/despite-storms-few-coastal-homeowners-are-open-buyouts">CT Mirror’s </a>Jan Ellen Spiegel reports, two home buyout programs have had few takers.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:07:06 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 5343 at http://wshu.org Despite storms, few coastal homeowners are open to buyouts