FEMA Extends Flood Policyholder Renewal Grace Period

Certain National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders affected by Hurricane Ian have limited opportunities to renew their policies without the consequences of lapses in coverage.

The NFIP previously announced that policyholders in Florida affected by Ian’s floods will have a 90-day grace period to renew their policies and file flood damage claims.

This extension applies to policyholders whose Flood policy expires between August 25th and October 23rd. 23 And you can file a claim for the damages you received from Ian, if the renewal date was his October 23rd, the policy could have been renewed for him on January 21st or earlier. there is.

As of October 24, there were 26 Florida counties designated to FEMA’s Personal Assistance Program where policyholders can take advantage of the grace period. FEMA encourages all policyholders residing in affected counties to rejuvenate their recovery by taking advantage of the grace period to renew their policies as soon as possible.

Policyholders wishing to take advantage of the grace period should contact their agent or insurance company today or within 90 days of the policy expiry date.

All Florida policyholders, even those in undesignated counties, must monitor fema.gov. Because counties may be added. Policyholders who do not have contact information for their insurance agent or company should call 877-336-2627.

For more information on how to make a flood insurance claim, please visit: Floodsmart.gov.

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