Tag: Hurricane Legal Issues

What Are You Doing Differently This Year to Prepare for Hurricane Season? Our Recommendations

Last year, Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc on Florida’s southern Gulf Coast. After making landfall as a Category 4 storm, Ian damaged approximately 35,000 homes, with about 5,000 of these homes being completely destroyed. Overall, Ian caused an estimated $112 billion in economic loss, about half of which resulted from damage to housing and infrastructure. Hopefully, […]

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Home Remodeling In a Flood Zone After Hurricane Ian: The 50% Rule

By Cameron G. Woodward, Esq. Important update for residents in Lee County: See Good News for Hurricane Ian Home Repairs: 50% Rule Amendments Adopted in Lee County. Homeowners throughout Southwest Florida are slowly recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. In the process, FEMA’s 50% Rule on home remodeling is forefront to the issues for many. […]

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Cameron Woodward Quoted in “Half empty? Florida homeowners facing harsh realities of FEMA’s 50% rule,” Insurance NewsNet

Post-recovery Hurricane Ian continues to be incredibly challenging for Floridians. They are getting a first-hand course on the ins and outs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) rules governing rebuilding, specifically the 50% rule. See Cameron G. Woodward, a Florida real estate and land use attorney at Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. (WPL) in […]

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