More FEMA info

The Press of Atlantic City continues to be a great source of solid, factual information regarding the new FEMA flood elevation regulations.

For example, in today’s edition, there’s an article about a meeting with Atlantic County officials and state representatives: Click here to read

An important quote from another recent article:

“The explanation stresses that the advisory maps do not affect current flood insurance rates and that any increases that property owners are seeing is related to a congressional effort to make the deeply indebted National Flood Insurance Program stronger financially and, thus, are not under the state’s control. However, when new flood insurance rate maps are finalized, likely within two years, those whose houses have base flood elevations lower than the maps require will see a substantial increase in flood insurance if they don’t raise the homes”.  To read the full article, click here

If you are on Twitter, be sure to follow Press reporters for updates:  @acpresssarah        @wjmckelvey       @steveleongello

I will re-tweet (RT) articles, and post updates here as additional information becomes available.

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