The work of elevating houses along the Jersey Shore may take years - Today's Top Stories - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

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The work of elevating houses along the Jersey Shore may take years

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Ben Fogletto

New supports for the home (rear) and holes ready for cement where more supports will constructed under the house. Friday February 1 2013 Steve Huack's construction business specializes in moving homes. Now because of FEMA flood recommendations, he is raising homes to meet the new standards. Work on home on Bayshore Avenue in Brigantine. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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Some South Jersey homeowners, wary of higher flood insurance premiums following Hurricane Sandy, have already begun raising their coastal properties. They’re finding the process can be mystifying.

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Ben Fogletto

New supports for the home (rear) and holes ready for cement where more supports will constructed under the house. Friday February 1 2013 Steve Huack's construction business specializes in moving homes. Now because of FEMA flood recommendations, he is raising homes to meet the new standards. Work on home on Bayshore Avenue in Brigantine. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)