As a result of California’s “wildfire season” now a year-long occurrence, there is widespread difficulty in finding insurance, there is unsustainable pressure on the state’s insurance market, and there is a need to better anticipate and contain fire damage. Donnie Hasseltine and David Winnacker, members of Hoover’s inaugural class of veteran fellows, discuss their three-part plan to balance California’s competing housing and fire insurance demands.

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