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Flood Insurance Hike to Hit Northside Hard

Hundreds of homeowners in La Crosse are in for a rude awakening.  Flood insurance premiums are on the rise with the feds phasing out subsidies for those premiums.  The insurance will be mandated by banks who lend money for a home.  Even if it's just for refinancing, says Doug Kerns, owner of Midwest Floodplain Solutions

 

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Kerns says some homeowners--especially on the city's northside--will see their flood insurance premiums double because of the changes to the National Flood Insurance Program. 

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