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, […]

Another Short Term Extension

Another Short Term Extension For The NFIP On September 26th, the U.S. Senate passed government funding legislation that extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through Nov. 21. On September 27th, President Donald Trump signed it into law. Earlier this year, the House Financial Services Committee passed legislation to reauthorize the NFIP for five years […]

MCC Speaking Locally

Come hear the MCC speak! Whether you’re a real estate professional, insurance agent or interested in flood issues, Executive Director and Chair of the Board of Directors Joe Rossi will be speaking at several local and regional events in the coming weeks: September 11th- Massachusetts Association of Realtors Conference- 10:00am to 10:45am- Mass Mutual Center, meeting […]

Hurricane Dorian- Always Be Prepared

As Hurricane Dorian becomes a major hurricane in the Atlantic, we send our best to those in the South East. Dorian’s track is uncertain, but the latest forecast has Dorian curving away from Florida and impacting the Georgia and Carolina coasts.Impacts to New England are uncertain, but could mean tropical storm force winds and tropical […]

CRS Symposium- Thank You!

Thank you for attending the 2019 CRS Symposium on the North Shore on June 13th.  Your participation is vital to the implementation of CRS in our communities. The presentations and resources that were presented are now available online at the link below: www.knowflood.org/downloads and look for the “CRS” tab. Our next step is to work with […]