Report says housing shortage could increase cost of wildfires

California

California’s leaders are preparing for a destructive fire season, but a new report suggests they could be underestimating just how much wildfires will cost.

Many say the state’s housing shortage encourages developers to rebuild homes in high risk zones.

Professor Karen Chappie, the director of the UC Berkeley Center for Community Innovation, joined Richard to explain a path to wildfire recovery that could help our economy.

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