Why is Federal Flood Ins. available for beach front property?

From: Tiderunner
Date: 4/2/2021
Time: 5:45:56 PM


Bigger question is why do you and I and folks in Kansas have to pay for this idiotic coverage for second homes of millionaires?
We are smart enough to have our beach front houses on wheels!


FACT: The NFIP defines covered flooding as a general and temporary condition during which the surface of normally dry land is partially or completely inundated. Two adjacent properties or two or more acres must be affected. Flooding can be caused by any one of the following:
Overflow of inland or tidal waters.

And now from Island Free Press:
The Debate Over Avon Beach Nourishment
"As recently as a decade or two ago, the homes along Ocean View Drive and the surrounding areas were protected by a double line of dunes that were well vegetated, and which ensured that the ocean couldn’t possibly encroach the oceanfront homes that were a solid 5-minute walk away, let alone cause flooding on N.C. Highway 12. But that is no longer the case.
Dare County proposes to tax the properties on the oceanside of N.C. Highway 12 from Due East Road to Avon’s southern border at 25 cents per $100 dollars of the property’s Dare County tax value. The rest of the properties in Avon will be taxed at 5 cents per $100 dollars of the property’s Dare County tax value.:
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