Flood insurance costs continue to rise in Connecticut

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Homeowners are facing the real possibility of having to pay more for their flood protection Some homeowners in Connecticut are facing the possibility of having to pay significantly more for their flood protection as the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to revise its flood maps. These flood maps are used to determine the flood risks of particular parts of the country. The maps are also used to price flood insurance protection, which is typically acquired through the National Flood Insurance Program. FEMA has been revising its flood maps recently in…

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Flood insurance to be mandatory for thousands of Connecticut residents

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Connecticut homeowners face new flood insurance requirements Thousands of Connecticut residents are expected to feel the weight of mandatory flood insurance coverage in the coming months. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently drafting new flood maps for the entire U.S. coastline. This is part of an ongoing effort to understand and mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels. New flood maps change the risks some properties face in regards to floods. According to FEMA, homes in high risk areas are required to be covered by flood insurance…

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