Flood insurance cost increase delay sought by senators

Flood Insurance and reinsurance

Following the struggles that have been brought about by Superstorm Sandy, higher rates could be crippling. According to Senator Robert Menendez, choosing to increase the rates for flood insurance at the moment could be highly damaging to the residents of New York and New Jersey, who are still struggling to rebuild their homes and businesses after they were demolished by Superstorm Sandy. The victims of the storm are already coping with the new flooding zone maps that often require changes. The rebuilding has already led to increased costs as many…

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