Rate Hike

Citizens CEO: Rate Hike Due To Spike In Water ClaimsA "disturbing" rise in water-damage claims in South Florida is driving Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to seek an average 3.2 percent increase in rates for many homeowners, the president of the state-backed insurer said Tuesday.
Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance HikesHomeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.
M-D Comm. Battles Massive Rise In Flood Insurance PremiumsMiami-Dade County Commissioners are fighting back against large impending rate hikes for flood insurance.
Large Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Loom On HorizonThousands of homeowners across Florida are set to see major increases in their flood insurance costs if the federal government doesn’t act to delay or cancel the rise in rates.
Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Under Fire From StatesThe Mississippi Department of Insurance filed a lawsuit against the federal government Friday that Floridians should pay special attention to if they own a home or may be buying a home soon.
State Supreme Court Asked To Unplug FP&L Rate Hikes Florida's Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a rate increase approved last year for the state's largest utility, Florida Power & Light.
Citizens Insurance Gets Rate Hike ApprovalThe Office of Insurance Regulation announced Monday that it has approved an overall statewide rate hike of 6.3 percent for Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Citizens is the state's largest property insurer with 1.22 million policyholders.
Student Loan Interest Rates Double Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.
New Student Loan Rates Double On MondayThanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.
Rate Hikes May Be Needed To Fix Miami-Dade's Crumbling Sewage SystemIt's the one thing commissioners have been avoiding for over a decade; Miami-Dade's crumbling sewage system. Thursday, under the pressure of a federal lawsuit commissioners began to take action, perhaps a minute or years really too late.
Citizens Rates To Rise By 10.8 PercentHomeowners with Citizens Property Insurance will see their rates increase in 2013 after the rate hike was approved Tuesday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulations.
FPL, Public Counsel At Odds Over Rate HikeOn Thursday, Florida utility regulators made their position clear: they want all the facts before deciding whether they will approve FPL's proposed rate hike.