Update: Flood Program Extended

THE NFIP HAS BEEN EXTENDED                             After a six-hour government shut-down, this past Friday Congress came to an agreement and funded the Federal Government.  The short-term extension will fund the government through March 23rd.    This includes the extension of the NFIP.  However, as we have mentioned in past updates, this will once again […]

Marshfield Coastal Coalition Rebrands

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition Rebrands to go National Marshfield and Massachusetts Coastal Coalitions combine and rebrand as the MCC   After 6 years of amazing success, The Marshfield and Massachusetts Coastal Coalitions have combined and rebranded as the MCC.  This acronym based name will broaden the Coalition to focus both […]

UPDATE: Flood Program Reinstated

The NFIP Has Been Extended After a three-day government shut-down which included a three day NFIP lapse, Congress has come to an agreement and funded the Federal Government.  The short-term extension will fund the government through February 8.   This includes the extension of the NFIP.  However, as we have mentioned in past updates, this […]

THE NFIP HAS LAPSED

The National Flood Insurance Program has lapsed.  This mean that until the government shutdown is over:   No new flood insurance policies can be purchased No new renewal bills can be issued If you have a policy in place, you will see no changes and claims will be paid as usual   Refer to our […]

Guide to Filing a Flood Claim

DEVESTATING FLOODING On January 4th, 2018, areas of the South Shore of Massachusetts saw some of the worst flooding since 1978.   A high tide at 12:30PM, plus a king tide (2 extra feet of tide) plus an additional 3 feet of surge made for a historic event.  This event will show how our communities are vulnerable, […]

UPDATE: NFIP Extended 4 weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 4 WEEKS On Friday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 4 weeks until January 19th, 2018. Like before, this relieves the urgency of a program lapse, and we still urge you to be vigilant. Pay premiums on time and purchase flood insurance sooner rather than later. There is word that […]

AGAIN: Flood Program Expires Friday

NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, December 22nd.  This will continue to be an issue as Congress intends to only pass short term extensions for the foreseeable future. Last week, FEMA issued guidance for insurance companies on […]

Update: Flood Program Extended 2 Weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 2 WEEKS Yesterday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 2 weeks until December 22nd, 2017.   While this may temporarily relieve the urgency of a program lapse, we still urge you to be vigilant and follow these recommendations:   If your flood insurance policy is due for renewal in the next […]