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IBHS Joins in Celebrating Historic New Building Code Law In Mississippi

TAMPA – April 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) joined representatives from the insurance industry, housing industry, Mississippi Department of Insurance, and members of the state Legislature on A…

Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Policyholders Receiving Application Refunds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 25, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is making Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens) policyholders aware of a refund that is being issued. The refunds are for application fees…

Rep. Richmond Announces Flood Insurance Bill has Been Signed by the President

Washington DC – March 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, H.R. 3370 was signed into law by President Barack Obama. With his signature, 5.5 million Americans including over 200,000 in Louisiana will begi…

Congressman Garcia’s Statement On Today’s Senate Passage of the Homeowner’s Flood Insurance Affordability Ac

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Tonight, the Senate passed the House version of the flood bill, the Homeowner’s Flood Insurance Affordability Act, by an overwhelming majority in a 72-22 vote

South Carolina REALTORS® applaud speedy Senate Action on Bipartisan Flood Insurance Affordability Bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. – March 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) applaud the United States Senate on its 72-22 vote to approve the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370), which holds the Federal Emergency Managemen…

Cassidy Commends Vitter, Senate For Advancing Flood Insurance Reform

WASHINGTON – March 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy praised Senator David Vitter and the Senate’s efforts in advancing the Grimm-Cassidy amended version of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Senator Vitter…

Maloney Supports Bipartisan Compromise to Reverse Last Congress’ Catastrophic Flood Insurance Hikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) strongly supported passage of a bipartisan flood insurance reform bill, which reverses the dramatic flood insurance rate hikes for homeowners. Passed by a vote of…

Helping Lower Flood Insurance Premiums for South Floridians, Ros-Lehtinen Votes for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Miami, Florida – March 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen voted for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. The bill, which Ros-Lehtinen co-sponsored, will work to make flood insurance more affordable for South Fl…

House Passes Hanabusa Co-Sponsored Bill to Protect Hawaii Homeowners from Skyrocketing Flood Insurance Premiums

Washington, D.C. – March 6, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) today voted in favor of H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which seeks to address unaffordable flood insurance rate hikes by ro…

With Passage of H.R. 3370, Floridians Can Rest a Little Easier

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 3370, The Homeowner Flood Insurance Act of 2014: