Urgent Alert for All Homeowners!

Email comments opposing insurance rate increases

All homeowners in eastern North Carolina are urged to submit public comment about staggering proposed insurance rate increases. The North Carolina Rate Bureau recently filed a request with the North Carolina Department of Insurance for an average statewide increase of 42.2 percent. Coastal areas will be particularly hard hit. For example, Carteret County faces a 99.4 percent increase. Please! Submit your comments NOW!! Email: 2024Homeowners@ncdoi.gov. Proposed rate hikes, if approved, will take effect Aug. 1, 2024.