Stories from Harvey and Houston’s recovery
Looped In, the Houston Chronicle’s real estate podcast, has launched a multipart series exploring the lives of several Houstonians who survived Hurricane Harvey but remain in a state of limbo as they seek to rebuild after the worst storm in U.S. history.
In other episodes, real estate experts talk about the future of development in Houston in Harvey’s wake.
Real estate reporter Nancy Sarnoff introduces the series with her own story of spending the first several days of the storm at downtown’s biggest shelter and the people she met there. The series so far:
Part I: Stories from Hurricane Harvey and Houston’s recovery.
Part II: Milton’s journey. Milton Lawson recalls his journey from harrowing evacuation, to a strange FEMA hotel, then back to his flooded apartment complex to try retrieve the one thing that mattered to him most. Part III: What’s zoning got to do with it? A conversation with land-use expert and law professor Matt Festa. Part IV: Riding out the hurricane in a new house. A conversation with home building consultant Scott Davis. Part V: Brandon’s journey. Brandon Polson recounts his journey from helping his neighbors in their flood-ravaged apartment complex to spending an evening with one of the biggest celebrities on the planet.
The Houston Chronicle’s real estate podcast, Looped In, tells the stories of Houstonians in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, from evacuations to living in shelters and more.