Raising Homes Post-Harvey Not Easy For All Houstonians05:09
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After privately funding his own elevation, Meyerland homeowner Drew Shefman (left) said his home was lifted to nearly 5 feet — one day before Harvey hit. (Allison Lee/Houston Public Media)
After privately funding his own elevation, Meyerland homeowner Drew Shefman (left) said his home was lifted to nearly 5 feet — one day before Harvey hit. (Allison Lee/Houston Public Media)
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It's been two months since Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, and many homeowners there are still rebuilding. City officials say as many as 126,000 homes were "severely impacted" by flooding.

One way to prevent flooding is home elevation. But, as Allison Lee from Houston Public Media reports, the way upward isn't always straightforward.

This segment aired on October 24, 2017.

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