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Midland Beach »

New Flood Insurance Rates Have Sandy Victims Worried They'll Lose Homes

The new flood insurance reform, which started on April 1, raises rates up to 18% per year.

Financial District »

Waterfront Luxury Real Estate Rebounds After Sandy

High-end neighborhoods in Queens and Manhattan are hot, despite being hit by the storm, brokers said.

Broad Channel »

Lawmakers Propose Delaying Flood Insurance Increases on Sandy Anniversary

The legislation will be introduced on Oct. 29, which is the anniversary of the deadly hurricane. 

Civic Center »

Flood Insurance Premiums Set to Spike Due to New Flood Map, Mayor Warns

New findings by a city-commissioned report says thousands of homeowners could see rates skyrocket.

Broad Channel »

Flood Insurance Rate Hike Starts Tuesday For Some

The increase is part of the Biggert-Waters Act, a bill passed in July 2012.

New Dorp Beach »

New FEMA Map Shows Fewer Staten Island Homes in Highest-Risk Flood Zone

FEMA released its updated flood maps for Staten Island, with fewer houses in the riskiest flood zone.

South Street Seaport »

Many South Street Seaport Businesses Damaged by Sandy Lack Flood Insurance

As they look to rebuild, owners say they're uncertain about whether insurance will cover the damage.