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News - April 18, 2014

New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry

Rapidly rising costs drive homeowners to seek exemptions

by Lena Pressesky

Changes in flood-insurance laws may help assuage some anxieties faced by Palo Alto homeowners, as the federal Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 amends policies that forced many homeowners to pay skyrocketing premiums.

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Editorial Intern Lena Pressesky can be emailed at lpressesky@paweekly.com.

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