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coastal homes

Fed Legislators Hoping To Delay Rise In Flood Insurance Rates As Sandy Anniversary Nears

Source: FEMA via nytimesAs the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy draws near, homeowners living along the shores are staring down another potential catastrophe, skyrocketing insurance rates. The Wall Street Journal is reporting [http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303902404579149391648431838] that if coastal homeowners don’t begin the costly enterprise


Photo: Lake Avenue Is A Lake, Residents Pumping Out Water

We received the above photo from Missy Haggerty, the Lake Avenue resident who helped lead dozens of neighbors to safety [/quick-thinking-bungalow-residents-and-landlord-with-heart-of-gold-rescue-neighbors-during-flooding/] out of the flooded corridor during Superstorm Sandy. Missy tells us the bungalow courts remain underwater even as most of the water from this morning’s flash floods [/photos-flash-floods-strike-southern-brooklyn-coastal-communities/