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  • Flood Insurance Premium Increase Guide

    While this 32-page guide was written for advocates, homeowners will gain important information and insight into managing flood insurance and the increased premiums. If you have questions, contact 917-661-4500. Content Detail

    Legal Services NYC
  • Flood Recovery & Insurance

    This resource features consumer-oriented tips on flood insurance for homeowners. It was compiled by non-profit disaster victim advocates in New York, New Jersey, and California that provide pro bono service and have expertise in insurance aspects of flood recovery. This information is based on lessons learned in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and many other flood events. Content Detail

    Touro Law Center Disaster Relief Clinic
  • is the official web site of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Click to learn how flood insurance is different from regular homeowners insurance, why it's important to have protection from the floods from hurricanes and tropical storms, the types of flood insurance offers to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the NFIP, and when buying flood insurance is required if you live in a flood zone. Content Detail

    The National Flood Insurance Program
  • Insurance Checklist 1

    This checklist is the first in a series with practical information for victims of Superstorm Sandy. It covers: (1) Notices and related requirements for upcoming insurance deadlines concerning “replacement cost value,” or “RCV.” (2) Notice of loss and damage that might be covered by flood or homeowner policies. (3) How to get your policy, and how to request your claims file. The checklist includes sample language for notices to insurers, and other tips, based on how we have advised our clients. Content Detail

    Touro Law Center (in collaboration with Greenblatt & Agulnick, PC and David L. Singer, )
  • Insurance Checklist 2

    This checklist provides practical and plain-English information focusing on the flood insurance proof of loss deadline and the flood insurance statute of limitations deadline as well as important tips and information. Content Detail

    Touro Law Center
  • Use this form letter to request your flood insurance claims file

    This form letter requests your flood insurance claims file, including requesting whether you received any “denial.” Content Detail

    Touro Law School
  • Who is Required to Carry Flood Insurance and How Much

    This 4-page fact sheet explains the minimum requirements, including for people who received FEMA assistance, SBA loans or Build It Back Assistance as well as people with mortgages. Content Detail

    Legal Services NYC

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  • Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART)

    The Jewish Community Center of Staten Island continues to provide disaster case management services to Staten Island residents affected by Superstorm Sandy, as well as host emergency preparedness events for the community. Content Detail

    Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
  • Energy Assistance

    Here is a list of programs that help people with their utility bills such as for electricity, heat and gas. Go through the programs listed to see which one may apply to you. Content Detail

    HeartShare Human Services of New York

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