flood insurance

The scene from a flooded Hoboken, N.J., one of many towns in New Jersey ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. (credit: Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Few D.C. Owners Affected in Flood-Insurance Debate

While the federal government wades through a complicated effort to keep the National Flood Insurance Program solvent, the capital city has very little at stake in the debate.


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Maryland Residents Facing Higher Flood Insurance Rates

Changes in the federal flood insurance program are likely to mean higher premiums for thousands Maryland residents, and not just those living in Ocean City or along the Chesapeake Bay.


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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.


File photo of a sign acknowledging the presence of FEMA officials at a Sandy cleanup site in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Defends Handling Of Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is defending its handling of Superstorm Sandy-related flood insurance claims following sharp criticism by New Jersey’s governor.