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More Time for the National Flood Insurance Program

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed four bills on Tuesday offered by House Financial Services Committee Members, including H.R. 2578, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019. The piece of legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), ...

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What Owners Want From Home Insurance

A survey that asked homeowners to share their opinion of their home insurance agents found that there were many opportunities for agents to strengthen their affinity with homeowners. Here’s how.

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Analyzing the Reach of Flood Insurance

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The number of homeowners with flood insurance has decreased in the past ten years, but many homeowners are turning to private policies instead of the National Flood Insurance Program. See what factors drive flood insurance policy purchases.

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Sen. Schumer Calls for Flood Insurance Reform

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With the beginning of hurricane season mere weeks away, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced an “all-out push” to convince Congress to extend and reform the nation’s flood insurance program. Schumer shone a spotlight on the issue Monday during ...

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Houston Updates Building Codes in Floodplain

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According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Harvey caused $125 billion in damage during its rampage in August 2017. The storm killed damaged 203,000 homes and destroyed 12,700. Eight months after the storm, the recovery continues—and that recovery is about ...

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