Hey New York,
are you flood-ready?

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Find your home on the flood map

More than 400,000 New Yorkers might be affected by the future flood zones—find out how they may affect you.

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Get a flood insurance estimate

In NYC’s flood-prone neighborhoods, 76% of homeowners who do not have an elevation certificate are overpaying for flood insurance.

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Lower your risk and your rate

More than 100,000 New Yorkers have turned to FloodHelpNY as a place to learn, take action, and become more flood-safe.

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Is your home as flood-safe as it can be?

You may be eligible for the free home resiliency audit program—a personalized plan to keep your home and finances flood-safe. As part of the program, a qualified engineer will assess your home and provide recommendations to make your home more resilient. Your home will also be assessed for a free backwater valve installation.

Professional audit and elevation certificate


Valued at over $1800

Did you know...

  • Flooded building

    A few inches of flood water can cause tens of thousands of dollars worth of flood damage.

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    2 miles

    Even if you live two miles from the coast, you could be at risk of flooding.

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    1 in 4

    There’s a one in four chance that your home will be flooded during your 30-year mortgage.

Everything you need to know to reduce your risk

About FloodHelpNY

FloodHelpNY.org is funded through the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery and New York Rising, and is a project of the Center for New York City Neighborhoods, Inc. We promote and protect affordable homeownership in New York so that middle- and working-class families are able to build strong, thriving communities.