There are less than 200,000 homes in NY state in a flood zone.How much will it cost to raise the other 5,300,000 homes in a flood zone across the nation?
Get ready for a $5 billion bill, NY
That's what property owners will pay if the city can't get FEMA to change its rules.
Community Board 14 Meeting in Rockaway Beach 4/13/13
On April 13, 2013 Community Board 14 in Queens held its monthly meeting. The featured issue on the docket was the new FEMA zoning maps for the Rockaway Beach...
"Fix the flood maps and Flood Insurance problems, " before being promoted to protect our country.
Vitter:Don't Promote FEMA's Fugate until Flood Insurance Challenges Addressed
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"Todd and Charlene Pardi are still battling a federal agency to rebuild and reoccupy their Fairfield Drive residence.
Because of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, it may be awhile before – or if – they return home.
On Oct. 2, the Pardis won a favorable ruling at a hearing in Taunton for a variance from the Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations and Standards, ostensibly giving them approval to reconstruct their home without elevating it. However, FEMA communicated to the BBRS prior to the hearing that granting the variance would result in legal action against the Pardis along with imposition of stiff fines."
“It was intimidating,” she said. “Technically, we won, but it doesn’t mean we are yet insurable.”
Wareham family battles FEMA for home
WAREHAM – Think you’ve had a tough year? The Pardis of Wareham likely have you beat.Nearly a year after a fire heavily damaged their home,