NC Department of Insurance Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Rate Increase Until Dec. 29


Citizens have until Friday, Dec. 29 to submit public comments to the N.C. Department of Insurance regarding a notice from the N.C. Rate Bureau asking for an increase in homeowners insurance rates.

While the average statewide requested increase is 18.7 percent, for Brunswick County homeowners, the requested increase is between 23.7 and 25 percent.

Citizens who would like to submit comments, concerns or other feedback about the proposed rate increase can do so until Dec. 29. Comments can be submitted by email or mail:

  • Email by Dec. 29
  • Mail to Tricia Ford, 1201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1201. Mail must be received by Dec. 29.

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To view the letter from the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners to the N.C. Department of Insurance concerning the requested rate increase, click here.