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Boustany Supports Private Competition in Flood Insurance

Dr. Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) supported passage of H.R. 2901, the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act, introduced by Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL). The bill was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives.

Consumer Protection Division Enters into Settlement with Bonding Company for New Home Builder

BALTIMORE, MD - July 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler today announced that the Consumer Protection Division has reached a settlement with Arch Insurance Company, the bonding company for Equity Homes, LLC., to pay $460,000 in consumer claims. Equity Homes was a home builder based in Fairfax, Virginia that went out of business in February 2008. Prior to its closure, Equity Homes accepted deposits from consumers to build new homes but never built the homes or refunded the deposits.

Maryland Insurance Administration Urges Homeowners to Consider Insurance Protections Before Upcoming Hurricane Season

Insurance to your home’s value and flood insurance are key. Baltimore, MD (April 21, 2007)… Maryland Insurance Commissioner Ralph S. Tyler today is reminding consumers...

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Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million for Affordable Housing

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (All D-Md.) have announced more than $1 million in affordable housing grants for Baltimore City and the region, including: $322,500 for the Neighborhood Housing Services