The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 was enacted and extends the National Flood Insurance Program for five years, while requiring significant program reform. This act may affect you if you currently have flood insurance or are being contacted by your bank or lending institution requesting you obtain flood insurance. You, or any new buyers, may also be affected if you wish to sell your property and if it is located in a flood zone. Click on the links below for important questions and answers regarding the new legislation requirements and a timeline for implementation.
To search by address or location on the new updated PA Flood Maps check out their website at www.pafloodmaps.com or go to https://msc.fema.gov/portal and type in your exact address for additional information.
For further information on the National Flood Insurance Program check out their website at www.floodsmart.gov
Information on what to do before, during and after a flood can be found at http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Home/Silver-Jackets.