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2013 December - Flood Insurance Consumer Information

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Entries for December, 2013

Oregon homeowners still wrongly charged flood insurance, FEMA challenges on …

Oregon homeowners still wrongly charged flood insurance, FEMA challenges on …News from OregonLive.com: BY ANDREA CASTILLO and KATHERINE DRIESSEN Months after Carol Justice was wrongly told her home needs flood insurance, the Cornelius resident is still paying up – even though a surveyor has since determined her house is not in the flood zone. Justice [...]

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Flood-insurance hikes ravage Tampa Bay neighborhood home sales

Flood-insurance hikes ravage Tampa Bay neighborhood home salesNews from Tampabay.com: ST. PETERSBURG — Frank and Shirley Davis are desperate. The Shore Acres homeowners, in their late 70s and in failing health, are eager to move to Philadelphia and into their daughter’s care. But just weeks after they listed their quaint brick rancher for $ 175,000, [...]

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Slow flood insurance hikes

Slow flood insurance hikesNews from Sun-Sentinel: After creating a big mess in Florida real estate, members of Congress fled town without fixing it. The so-called reforms in the National Flood Insurance Program that took effect in October are sending premiums through the roof, putting a chill on the housing market and rattling our economy. Consumer [...]

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Insurance agent: Government must act on rising flood insurance rates

Insurance agent: Government must act on rising flood insurance ratesNews from Sunbury Daily Item: MILTON — Talking about fixing rapidly rising flood insurance rates is good, but one local insurance agent said action needs to follow quickly. “I’ve seen some talk and I haven’t seen any action,” said Jeffrey Coup, with the Coup Agency in [...]

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Flood insurance hikes loom for La. homeowners

Flood insurance hikes loom for La. homeownersNews from The Advocate: Associated Press file photo by Gerald Herbert — Floodwaters from Hurricane Isaac rose to the rooftops in Braithwaite in September 2012. Currently, members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation are seeking delays to the National Flood Insurance Program, and hope a fix will come before the Senate [...]

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Flood-insurance hikes may come as surprise

Flood-insurance hikes may come as surpriseNews from Tallahassee.com: Rates may go up by 500 to 900 percent in some instances Dec. 25, 2013 11:19 PM   |   Written by Dave Hodges Democrat Business Editor ADVERTISEMENT More In Policy and Politics ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to [...]

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RESTORE Act Is Key to Flood Insurance Affordability | Commentary

RESTORE Act Is Key to Flood Insurance Affordability | CommentaryNews from Roll Call: Email By R.J. Lehmann and Daniel M. Rothschild Dec. 24, 2013, 5 a.m. The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, passed as part of 2012’s transportation bill, is an important step forward in fixing America’s beleaguered public flood insurance program. For nearly a [...]

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RESTORE Act Is Key to Flood Insurance Affordability | Commentary

RESTORE Act Is Key to Flood Insurance Affordability | CommentaryNews from Roll Call: Email By R.J. Lehmann and Daniel M. Rothschild Dec. 24, 2013, 5 a.m. The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, passed as part of 2012’s transportation bill, is an important step forward in fixing America’s beleaguered public flood insurance program. For nearly a [...]

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Congress leaves Washington without acting on flood insurance proposals

Congress leaves Washington without acting on flood insurance proposalsNews from Dailyrecord.com: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned off. [...]

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In recess, Congress still hasn’t acted on flood insurance proposals

In recess, Congress still hasn’t acted on flood insurance proposalsNews from Shreveport Times: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are [...]

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