Do No Harm: Managing Retreat By Ending New Subsidies


In a new policy study, R Street Director of Finance, Insurance and Trade, R.J. Lehmann makes the case that the NFIP should cease writing coverage for new construction in 100-year floodplains and that NFIP rates for any new construction should be adjusted to reflect future changes in assessments of flood risk.

Download this report for a compelling look at development in the 100-year floodplains, failures to map flood risk and strategies to ‘manage’ retreat.

We thank R Street for sharing this report with our audience.