Flood insurance rate hike delay passes House

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"I’ve heard from Ohioans across my district that the current flood insurance regime is unworkable, and fraught with murky maps and overnight rate hikes," Wenstrup said. Many property owners along the Little Miami and Ohio Rivers have seen flood insurance premiums skyrocket in recent months due to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.

U.S. Senate passes bill to delay hikes in flood insurance rates. the democratic-led senate brushed aside earlier White House concerns and sent the measure to the Republican-led House of.

Passed in 2012, BW-12 is designed to eliminate government flood insurance subsidies and stabilize the NFIP by raising rates by 20-25 percent annually to reflect true flood risk. As a consequence of the Act, property owners across the nation are experiencing – or will be subject to – dramatic and unaffordable increases in insurance premiums.

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The House on Tuesday evening passed a bill that would delay flood insurance rate hikes and derail reform efforts passed just two years ago with the Biggert-Waters act. The bill in Congress, H.R.

The House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday that would roll back the flood insurance rate hikes caused when legislation passed two years ago removed some subsidies that aim to make.

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Delay Flood Insurance Rate Increases (6/2013) The U.S. House of Representatives voted 281 to 146 to halt significant premium increases for federally-backed flood insurance policies during debate on legislation to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Lawmakers are asking for a delay in flood insurance rate hikes, which would be devastating to some.. Paynter shows his house after it was raised in Long Beach Island, N.J.. over insurance.

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Comprehensive Flood Insurance Legislation Passes House. In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 301-91, today the U.S. House of Representatives passed comprehensive legislation designed to end unaffordable flood insurance rate hikes. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee,

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The bill would allow sellers to pass along their subsidized, below-market insurance rates to new buyers and lower the limit on how much flood insurance. than either the House or Senate bill would.