The House of Representatives approved a Senate bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program for one year. The NFIP was to expire on September 30, 2010. The NFIP new expiration date will be September 30, 2011. The extension still requires the president’s signature.
If you don’t have flood insurance already, you should consider purchasing it especially considering the potential treat of Tropical Storm Matthew and other Storms to the Gulf Coast. All it takes is a few inches of water to cause major damage to your home and its contents.
Try the interactive tool below to estimate what a flood to your home could cost, inch by inch.