The Senate passed a stop-gap, three-month extension on Thursday. NAR has said the final day for the Call for Action will be Friday by 5 p.m. To make your voice heard on this important issue, go here.
Illinois REALTORS® wants more than 20 percent of its members to participate in the Call for Action. As of late Thursday afternoon, 17 percent had responded.
The National Flood Insurance Program affects 22,000 communities nationwide. The program isn’t just for those living near a coastline. Government data shows since 1978 all but four Illinois counties have seen paid claims under the program.
Time is of an essence for Congress. If NFIP is not extended, assistance for homeowners through the program will end Sept. 30.