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Commentary: How Florida’s Flood Insurance Model Could Work Nationwide

While Congress works on various reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the time is ripe for the private insurance market to step up and play a greater role in providing Americans needed flood coverage. Last month in Salt …

Senate Agrees with House to Renew Flood Insurance Program for 4 Months

Congress avoided a lapse in the federal flood insurance program when the Senate today voted 86-12 to extend authorization for the program by four months to Nov. 30. The National Flood Insurance Program would have expired at the end of …

House Passes Another Stop-Gap Flood Insurance Extension; Senate Expected to Follow

The House of Representatives passed a measure to reauthorize the nation’s flood insurance program for four months beyond its current July 31 expiration date. The House measure to renew the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until November 30, 2018, contains …

Hurricane Harvey Could Spur Congress to Act on Flood Insurance

The destruction that heavy rain and floods from Hurricane Harvey could inflict on Texas would add to the pile of debt owed by a federal flood insurance program that is due to expire in September, advocacy groups said. The National …

Flood Claims Mount; FEMA Extends Insurance Renewal Period for Some in Louisiana

Due to the damage and displacement caused by recent flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended to 120 days the grace period to renew flood insurance policies in certain Louisiana parishes. The federal agency said more than 25,000 …