Guy Davis http://wshu.org en Lawmakers race to keep ahead of house lifting boom http://wshu.org/post/lawmakers-race-keep-ahead-house-lifting-boom <p></p><p>After Superstorm Sandy communities high and dry for as long as anyone can remember suddenly found themselves under eight feet of water. &nbsp;Post Sandy, a booming business in New York and New Jersey is house lifting. &nbsp;Picking a house up and setting it on stilts or a higher foundation to protect it from a future storm surge. &nbsp;But&nbsp;the rush to lift houses has regulators scurrying to catch up. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 02:16:55 +0000 Charles Lane 7378 at http://wshu.org Lawmakers race to keep ahead of house lifting boom