FEMA assistance for home repair and retrofitting

Part 1 of Financial assistance for home repair and retrofitting. FEMA and other Federal agencies have an array of financial assistance programs that assist States, communities, and individual property owners mitigate the negative effects of flood hazards. You may be eligible to receive financial assistance through one or more of these programs that will help […]

Floodplain Construction Regulations

Part 1 of Floodplain Construction Regulations. In most communities throughout the United States, construction in floodplains is governed by combinations of Federal, State, and local regulations. At the Federal level, FEMA administers the NFIP. Congress created the NFIP in 1968 when it passed the National Flood Insurance Act (NFIA). The NFIP is a voluntary program […]