Don’t Get Flooded By Insurance Woes (Canarsie Courier)

Are you a homeowner in Canarsie? Are you worried about it being damaged by a storm such as Hurricane Sandy? Are you thinking of purchasing a house that may be in a Canarsie flood zone? Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) Brooklyn may be able to help! The devastation left in Sandy’s wake pushed the New York […]

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Historic Louisiana floods a reminder to homeowners to check insurance coverage

Last week’s tragic floods in Louisiana have caused 13 deaths, damaged more than 40,000 homes, and displaced tens of thousands. While initially underreported by the national media, the storm is being called the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy. Unfortunately, the devastation caused by the flooding will be much harder to recover from for the […]

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Councilmember Chaim Deutsch’s Free Insurance workshop

In this FREE, small-group workshop, we’ll: provide an overview of property insurance and how to calculate what yours should be analyze your policy to determine if you’re paying too much or may be in for an ugly surprise let you know if you should ask your agent for an adjustment in what you pay. (If […]

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Councilmember Chaim Deutsch’s Free Insurance workshop

In this FREE, small-group workshop, we’ll: provide an overview of property insurance and how to calculate what yours should be analyze your policy to determine if you’re paying too much or may be in for an ugly surprise let you know if you should ask your agent for an adjustment in what you pay. (If […]

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FloodHelpNY

The new FloodHelpNY.org, funded through the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery and New York Rising, was created as a platform for engaging and informing New York City homeowners about how they can protect their home and finances from flooding that is expected to worsen with rising sea levels caused by climate change. A […]

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Introducing FloodHelpNY.org

Note: This is the fifth part of a series of blog posts that examine the impact of changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on New York City’s coastal neighborhoods, many of which are home to many low-to-middle income homeowners. In this post, we introduce FloodHelpNY.org, a new website created to help homeowners understand […]

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Five years after Superstorm Sandy, we’re still committed to coastal communities

Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy struck New York City, causing roughly $19 billion in damage to homes and businesses in coastal communities. As advocates, emergency workers and the City mobilized in response to the disaster, so did the Center, initially by raising millions of dollars to directly help homeowners and by providing assistance through our […]

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Hurricane Sandy Remembrance & Recovery Walk

Please join us on for our 5th Annual Hurricane Sandy Remembrance & Recovery Walk. We will assemble on Beach 67th Street on the boardwalk at 4pm. We will be joined by our community partners for a moment of prayer and silence as we reflect on those who have passed away and are no longer with […]

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Canarsie Resource Fair

NYC’s Flood Risk is on the rise. By visiting Floodhelpny.org today, you can: Discover your risk by finding yourself on the flood map; Learn how to lower your risk & your flood insurance rate; Find out if you’re eligible for a FREE home assessment. Presented by the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations Call ahead […]

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