Insurance Changes as Thousands Affected by Flooding
As thousands in Broward were impacted by flooding, major changes in insurance policies may impact your next steps. NBC6’s Phil Prazan reports
Historic Homes May Prove to Be More Resilient Against Floods
Whenever historic homes get flooded, building contractors often feel compelled by government regulations to rip out the water-logged wood flooring, tear down the old plaster walls and install new, flood-resistant materials.
Florida Begins to Clean Up After Ian, But Many Lack Insurance for Flooding
Hurricane Ian hit Florida with heavy rain and storm surges that flooded homes but more than 80% of Florida residents lack financial protection from floods. Coverage is higher in coastal communities, however Ian threatened record rainfalls inland too in rivers and lakes. “Hurricane Ian is going to be a catastrophic flood event across Florida,” said Mark Friedlander, the director of corporate...
FEMA Changes to Flood Insurance Renewals Now Factor in Sea Level Rise
Climate change and sea level rise make South Florida properties more vulnerable and more expensive for the new flood insurance coverage.
South Florida Updates Its Flood Insurance Policies
Climate change and sea level rise make South Florida properties more vulnerable and more expensive for the new flood insurance coverage. NBC 6’s Phil Prazan reports
Federal Flood Insurance Rates Are Rising, But Taxpayers Still Shoulder the Cost to Rebuild
A revamped federal flood insurance program means higher rates for many homeowners — including in areas where coverage isn’t required because the government previously deemed them low or moderate risk