Rockport, Texas' mayor admits he doesn't have any place to put people who want to return home.
Challenges like housing, transportation and finances are especially difficult.
As Texans wait to for relief funds and repairs post-Hurricane Harvey, the in-between life can be frustrating.
After Hurricane Harvey, the hundreds of thousands of undocumented people living in the Houston area will have to find financial relief in other ways.
The maps take data from past disasters and apply it to future risk, but the calculations can get tricky — and political.
After hurricanes, government officials buy homes that are "hopelessly at risk" for future flooding and demolish them.
While rebuilding will take time, many small businesses have rebounded quickly.
"Everyone becomes on edge when you hear any type of heavy rainfall," a Louisiana homeowner says.
High prices limit hording and increase supply. But that's bad for business, one expert argues.