Deadline to Submit NFIP Claims Fast Approaching!

The deadline for residents with flood insurance to submit a claim with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is just days away!  The deadline is one year from the date that the damage occurred.  Harvey first made landfall in Texas on Aug. 25, 2017, with heavy rainfall and flooding occurring for several days after it hit. For this reason, the date of loss varies for property owners.

NFIP usually requires policyholders to submit a Proof of Loss claim within 60 days from the date of their loss. Policyholders were given an extension up to a year because of the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey’s damage.

FEMA urges policyholders to submit their forms as soon as possible. Policyholders should contact their insurance agent or the NFIP Call Center at 800-427-4661 with questions about filing.

For more information, visit the following links:

https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2018/07/24/nfip-proof-loss-claim-deadline-just-weeks-away

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/9343