Florida coastal development continues unabated, increases state’s hurricane risk

I guess I would have to put this story from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in the category of telling everyone what they already know — Florida’s exposure to catastrophic damage from hurricanes keeps increasing with the build-up of expensive real estate along the coast.  However, knowing something is true and doing something about it are two different things. It’s far easier to pass a legislative "insurance fix" that addresses a symptom than it is to change the conditions that lead to higher insurance premiums. 

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