Insurance Losses Due To Hurricane Michael Expected In The BillionsInsured losses from Hurricane Michael could go as high as $4.5 billion, with the largest amount in residential losses, according to an early estimate by an insurance industry group.
Most Harvey Victims Uninsured, Facing Big BillsLiving in South Florida, most homeowners have flood insurance in the event of flooding and water damage from a big storm or a hurricane.
Fla. Flood Insurance Bill Heads To Governor's Desk A bill which is trying to push private insurance companies to sell flood policies in Florida is heading to the governor's desk.
New Broward Flood Zones Give Some Homeowners Break On InsuranceWith costs of flood insurance hitting the roof, Pembroke Pines homeowner Susan Henderson will now be getting a break under her roof.
New Flood Zone Maps Equal Savings For Broward Property OwnersProperty owners in Broward County will now be able to more easily access whether their property is located in a flood zone.
State Senate Trying To Entice More Private Flood Insurance BusinessThe Florida Senate will try to entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the Sunshine State to homes that are vulnerable to storm surge.
Florida Lawmakers Working On Flood Insurance Changes Florida is responsible for about third of the policies written under the National Flood Insurance Program. This session, state lawmakers are moving bills forward that they hope will entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the state.
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.
Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance HikesCongress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.
Report: Bi-Partisan Deal Reached To Delay Flood Insurance HikesA bipartisan agreement has been reached between House and Senate leaders that will delay federal flood insurance program changes that would have resulted in huge spikes in premiums for homeowners, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
M-D Comm. Battles Massive Rise In Flood Insurance PremiumsMiami-Dade County Commissioners are fighting back against large impending rate hikes for flood insurance.
FL Offers Support For Mississippi's Flood Insurance LawsuitThe Sunshine State will back Mississippi in a lawsuit over flood insurance rates, but Florida will not file its own lawsuit.
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.
Gov. Scott Seeks Delay To Maintain Fed. Flood Insurance SubsidiesGov. Rick Scott is advising Sens. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., that action is needed to ward off "the potential impact to Florida’s economy" of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.