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Flood Insurance Affordability Study Will Focus On Sheepshead Bay & Gerritsen

Three years ago, many residents of Sheepshead Bay and its surrounding neighborhoods awoke to find themselves living as refugees after Sandy's floodwaters engulfed their...

Assemblyman Colton Warns Of Imminent Flood Insurance Hikes

Homeowners in areas hard hit by Superstorm Sandy in Southern Brooklyn and Staten Island are now at-risk of another blow: skyrocketing flood insurance premiums. The Federal...

Fed Legislators Hoping To Delay Rise In Flood Insurance Rates As...

As the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy draws near, homeowners living along the shores are staring down another potential catastrophe, skyrocketing insurance rates....

New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program Looks For Public Input At...

New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program invites the community to provide input to the Sheepshead Bay/Gerritsen Beach NY Rising Community Reconstruction Plan. There will be...

Report Makes Case Against Rebuilding The Coastline After Sandy

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, a common theme circulating in the social and political atmosphere has been one of defiance. The message has...

City Releases New Evacuation Zone Map, Adding 600,000 People

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration released a new evacuation map on Tuesday, creating a more zone system and adding 600,000 additional people to evacuation areas. The...

Breaking News: Flash Flood Alert Until 5:30 Tonight

This just in from the National Weather Service... Notification issued on 5/23/13 at 3:30 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning...

Breaking News: Flash Flood Warning Until 5:30 Tonight

This just in from the National Weather Service... Notification issued on 5/23/13 at 3:30 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning...

Jeffries Wants To Make Sure That Future Floods Are Dealt With...

At a community press briefing, Congressional Representative Hakeem Jeffries expressed concern that FEMA was treating disaster-stricken areas in New York as generic disaster zones,...

Council Members Call For Bill To Ensure Quality Control For Elevated...

After Superstorm Sandy hit us late last October, everyone knew that the future of maintaining a residential home close to the water was not going to...

Property Taxes Rise For Sandy-Hit Homes

With the threat of climate change and redrawn flood zone lines leading to skyrocketing insurance rates, you'd think the only thing that is certain to rise along...

New Flood Zone Lines Are Here

Earlier in the month, we reported that FEMA was planning to redraw and expand the flood zone lines for New York City for the...

New Flood Zone Lines To Be Drawn, Rates To Increase For...

If you are a homeowner in Gerritsen Beach you can probably expect your insurance bills to rise when the city, in concert with federal...

After Sandy’s Devastation, Senator Golden Wants Gerritsen Beach Reclassified As Zone...

The following is a press release from State Senator Marty Golden: Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) yesterday issued a request to Commissioner...

Batten Down The Hatches Now, Or Suffer The Great Flood Of...

Unless radical "hover home" technology gets developed in the latter part of the 21st century, the New York Times has a warning for you:...