Flood insurance risk maps recreated by FEMA for Hampden County

Flood Insurance

This will change the rates that are being paid by residents of the area whose condition has been altered. The federal government has now released the newly redrawn version of the flood insurance maps for Hampden County, Massachusetts, which will be required to be applied by communities on or before July 16 so that their residents will be eligible to take part in the national coverage program. Several properties have been affected by the new map, though the actual number has not yet been released. Communities are required to implement…

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U.S. Senators team to petition for action on troubled National Flood Insurance Program

The problems facing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) remain unresolved and its latest expiration date – May 31 – is quickly approaching. Forty-one Senators have come together to petition for action to be taken on the ailing federal program that provides affordable insurance coverage to thousands of homeowners. The Senators are backing a legislation that would extend the program’s lifetime for another 5 years and begin the arduous reformation process. They assert that action must be taken swiftly in order to prevent lapses in coverage during seasons of heavy…

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