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Analyzing FEMA’s Flood Insurance Revisions

Bad news for homeowners with a flood insurance policy—for the majority of homeowners in flood zones, rates are more than likely going to go up when the policy renewal time comes around.  Starting October 1, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) switched to a new risk rating system colloquially known ...

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Coastal Flooding—A Trillion-Dollar Threat

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Last year’s devastating hurricanes were just a preview of climate change-related problems yet to come, according to a new report. Just how many homes could be in the crosshairs of flood risks in the decades to come?

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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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HUD Awards $28 Billion for Disaster Recovery

Natural disasters caused a record $306 billion in damages to the United States in 2017, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. With the next hurricane season fast approaching, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development on ...

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