Know Flood Newsletter Q1 2020

  Massachusetts Coastal Coalition 2020 Quarter 1, Edition 6February 19th, 2020 About Us The mission of the MCC is to educate, advocate, and inform professionals and stakeholders regionally and nationally, on flood hazards.   Contact Us info@knowflood.orgwww.knowflood.org Did you know?  The MCC can answer all your flood questions! In 2019, the MCC announced many new […]

NFIP Certainty Found For Now

NFIP Extended For Almost A Year With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) authority set to expire at midnight tonight (December 20th), the House and Senate extended the NFIP through September 30th, 2020 as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020. The President is expected to sign the bill before midnight. This continues […]

KNOW FLOOD NEWSLETTER Q4 2019

  Massachusetts Coastal Coalition 2019 Quarter 4, Edition 5November 27th, 2019 About Us The mission of the MCC is to educate, advocate, and inform professionals and stakeholders regionally and nationally, on flood hazards.   Contact Us info@knowflood.orgwww.knowflood.org MCC Appoints Nationally Recognized Advisory Council Introducing the MCC Advisory Council The Massachusetts Costal Coalition, in accordance with […]

Flood Insurance in 2020- Where are we going, what are we doing?

Leaders in the insurance industry anticipated that 2019, much like 2018, would be a tumultuous year for flood insurance with large catastrophic events, legislative impasse, administrative uncertainty. For the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and private flood insurance, all were true and may continue into 2020.  Unlike other insurance programs, the NFIP is authorized by […]

Short Term Extension… Again

On November 21st, the U.S. Senate passed government funding legislation that extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through December 20th, 2019. The President is expected to sign it into law. Earlier this year, the House Financial Services Committee passed legislation to reauthorize the NFIP for five years by a unanimous vote of 59-0. However, […]