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Two Insurers to Help Cover Some Crumbling Foundation Costs

Two insurance companies have agreed to provide a total of $10.5 million to help Connecticut homeowners cover the cost of repairing and replacing crumbling foundations, officials said Tuesday. The state has reached separate agreements with The Hartford and Liberty Mutual …

U.S. Agency Pledges Support for Connecticut Homeowners With Failing Foundations

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson pledged Monday to work with federal, state and local officials to help thousands of Connecticut residents whose homes are falling apart because of defective concrete foundations. Carson made the promise while visiting …

Federal Legislation Introduced to Help Connecticut Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

Connecticut’s Democratic U.S. senators announced Wednesday they’ve introduced federal legislation to help state homeowners with concrete foundations crumbling from the presence of an iron sulfide. One bill would provide $100 million in federal funding over five years for states like …

Connecticut Homeowners Support Bill for Bad Foundations Fund

Connecticut homeowners said they need additional financial assistance to help with crumbling home foundations that threaten to collapse their houses. Dozens of homeowners arrived in Hartford on Monday to support a bill that proposes every insurance company cover the peril …

Connecticut to Create Insurer to Assist Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

Connecticut legislators are looking to help hundreds, if not thousands, of homeowners whose foundations are crumbling because of an iron sulfide found in the concrete by creating the state’s own insurance company. The newly minted state budget includes language establishing …

Aid Sought for Crumbling Basements as Homeowners Ask for Federal Probe

While legislators still don’t have a deal on a new state budget, one key senator says there’s agreement on creating a new fund to help thousands of homeowners whose concrete foundations are crumbling because of a naturally occurring chemical reaction. …

Insurers Agree to Help Connecticut Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

Homeowners in Connecticut are getting some help for crumbling foundations. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said Wednesday the state has reached a deal with a handful of insurance companies to finance a program meant to compensate affected homeowners. The program …