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Hurricane Irma may force Florida’s private flood insurance market to prove its mettle

Residents of the state are preparing to protect their properties and loved ones against the approaching storm. As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the…

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Florida may become home for private flood insurance

Florida lawmakers seek to open up the market to private insurers Flood insurance rates may remain stable in the U.S. for a time as federal…

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Flood insurance prices may ease for Tampa Bay homeowners

Residents of the area had been expected to pay up to ten times more for coverage, but this may not be the case. Homeowners living…

Homeowners are reminded that springtime means flood insurance

With the official start of spring, while many homeowners are seeing that the dry conditions over the winter have reduced the risk of flooding, the…

Newly mapped FEMA flood plain requires some Michigan residents to purchase coverage

Certain residents of Michigan have recently received letters from their mortgage companies, informing them that they will be required to purchase flood insurance, or that…

With National Flood Safety Awareness Week Kicking Off, SmarterSafer.org Urges Congress to Pass Long-Term Extension of Flood Insurance Program

With National Flood Safety Awareness Week kicking off, SmarterSafer.org is urging Congress to pass meaningful flood insurance reform and provide a long-term extension of the…

FEMA clashes with National Wildlife Federation over flood insurance and endangered animals

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has come under fire from the National Wildlife Federation. The federation claims that the agency is granting flood insurance…