Flood Insurance

Restored Salt Marsh in San Francsico Bay.

Foster City Plans To Raise Levee To Avoid FEMA Designation As Flood Hazard Zone

A new project in Foster City to raise the city’s levee and provide greater flood protection for its residents may be underway soon.

08/07/2015

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

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ConsumerWatch: Who’s Regulating Payouts From FEMA-Approved Insurers?

In addition to property insurance policies you can also purchase a federal flood policy. The catch is that you can only get the policies through one of a select group of insurers that are authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).

10/19/2011