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Floods and Flooding

NAR supports renewing and strengthening the long-term viability of the federal flood insurance program, as well as maintaining funding to update and improve the accuracy of flood maps.

See also: National Flood Insurance Program

March 13, 2014
Realtors® applaud the U.S. Senate for passing the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, H.R. 3370, to curb flood insurance rate hikes for homes and commercial properties.
September 19, 2013
Any chance of the federal government delaying the phase-out of flood insurance subsidies coming down the pike rests entirely with Congress; FEMA doesn't have the authority to take action on its own.
April 26, 2013
The majority of home owners know about flood insurance, yet few actually add the extra coverage to their standard homeowner's insurance policy.
November 19, 2012
The Obama Administration is expected to seek an additional $4.025 billion for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which currently has borrowed $20.775 billion.
November 15, 2012
Losses from Hurricane Sandy are expected to be between $6 billion and $12 billion, more than FEMA's current borrowing capacity of $2.9 billion.
November 13, 2012
While the passage of flood insurance is good news, reforms mean practitioners will need to come up to speed on changes.
November 1, 2012
The Institute of Real Estate Management's new book has some great ideas on how to prepare any building for any disaster in striking range.
November 1, 2012
As residents of the East Coast begin to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the REALTORS® Relief Foundation is on hand, collecting donations for victims of the storm.
November 1, 2012
The dock that Kate Koplinka grew up crabbing off of in Mastic Beach, Long Island, New York, vanished beneath the wind and flood waters of Hurricane Sandy this week.
October 29, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy threatening the Atlantic Coast in what's being dubbed as "Frankenstorm," many home owners are asking themselves: Have I done enough to disaster-proof my home?