Lawmakers to meet to stabilize insurance

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — State lawmakers are set to meet Monday for a special session to look at how to stabilize Florida’s home insurance market. According to the Insurance Information Institute, Florida homeowners are paying more than double the national average cost for home insurance.

Roberto Perez can’t help but sigh when he looks at last year’s premium for home insurance which was about — $1700 versus this year’s at $2,700. “It’s not easy,” he said in Spanish.

His home is older, so he said the quotes he can get from different companies are limited.