As of Tuesday afternoon at least 1,000 homes had flooded in Harris County and six fatalities were reported in one of the most devastating natural disasters in the area. While it’s certainly a time to reflect on one’s own safety and the safety of their loved ones, it’s also important to know how to protect your clients in a similar event in the future.
- Typical homeowner insurance policies don't cover floods.
- Homeowners need to ensure they have proper flood coverage, as certain situations aren't covered by all insurance plans.
- New NFIP flood insurance premiums took effect on April 1.