Mayor Landrieu, U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond Discuss Finalized FEMA Flood Maps For New Orleans

Mayor Mitch Landrieu

NEW ORLEANS – Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond and members of the New Orleans City Council today at the Mayor’s Press Room, 1300 Perdido St., at 11:30 p.m., to discuss the benefits of the recently released Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) final Flood Insurance Rate Maps for New Orleans.

         Due to significant improvements in drainage and flood protection approximately 85,000 policies in New Orleans will be affected. Under the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps, many homeowners will be eligible for a significantly lower flood insurance rate.



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