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Ongoing Home Insurance Crisis (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-07-14

Duration: 00:07:00

Subjects: Insurance Industry | National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.) | Homeowners insurance | Property insurance


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Starns, Jim Interviewee
  • Howard-Eldridge, Shannon Interviewee
  • Donelon, Jim Interviewee
  • Higgins, Clay Interviewee


This segment from the July 14, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the ongoing home insurance crisis in Louisiana due to rising rates for property insurance and flood insurance. Her report touches on the insurance reforms passed by the Louisiana Legislature and the changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). She interviews: Jim Starns, a homeowner in Mandeville; Shannon Howard-Eldridge, attorney and partner with Milling Benson Woodward; Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon; and Congressman Clay Higgins.