by the Center for NYC Neighborhoods
Are you a homeowner in NYC?
See if you’re eligible for a free personalized plan to keep your home and finances flood-safe.
Recent federal legislation is raising flood insurance costs dramatically for homeowners in older, denser cities. It’s a change that could displace thousands of New York families.
By 2050, New York City sea levels are expected to rise as high as two and a half feet, making floods from today’s harshest storms more likely to occur.
A few inches of flood water can cause tens of thousands of dollars worth of flood damage.
There’s a one in four chance that your home will be flooded during your 30-year mortgage.
Even if you live two miles from the coast, you could be at risk of flooding.
With just your address, we can tell you what NYC’s flood zones mean for you.
We’re not an insurance company and we don’t sell flood insurance, but we can estimate what your flood insurance rate might look like.
There are many ways to reduce your flood risk — and many of those ways also lower your flood insurance cost.
Read the Center’s landmark report on flood Insurance and New York City's affordability crisis
The new FloodHelpNY.org, funded through the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery and New York Rising, is a project of the Center for New York City Neighborhoods. The Center promotes and protects affordable homeownership in New York so that middle- and working-class families are able to build strong, thriving communities.
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