Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.
The Boulder County Sheriff said it won’t be a quick recovery in the aftermath of devastating flooding that tore apart several communities in Colorado, including his hometown.
Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman and her children have been sleeping on friends’ couches since floodwaters sloshed into her Boulder townhouse — which wasn’t covered by flood insurance.
Once a wildfire has swept across the land, the big concern becomes flooding.
Many homeowners buy insurance for storm damage, but they are then surprised to learn they aren’t protected when trouble happens.