Nearly 8.5 million residential and commercial properties in Florida are at either "Extreme," "Very High" or "High" risk of wind damage from Hurricane Irma, according to a new forecast from CoreLogic
, while nearly 3.5 million residential and commercial properties in Florida are at risk of hurricane-driven storm surge damage. CoreLogic noted that their forecast does not incorporate potential damage from inland flooding.
Within the “Extreme” risk sector, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach corridor is at risk for the greatest amount of wind damage, with a potential of 2.2 million properties receiving the worst of the hurricane.
Separately, the house-sharing service AirBnB activated its disaster response program for Florida, waiving service fees for those leaving the evacuation zones. AirBnB expanded its program to all of Northwest Florida and the Tallahassee metro market.