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House Bill to Reform Flood Insurance Also Comes Up Short

Shai Akabas / Blog February 26, 2014

This blog post is based on H.R. 3370, as proposed on February 21, 2014. We will continue to update this blog post as new versions of the legislation become publicly available. As we have detailed in previous blog posts, the…

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The National Flood Insurance Program Still Requires Reform

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog January 23, 2014

In July 2012, Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters), which increases the premiums charged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This moves the program towards charging all policyholders actuarially-fair, unsubsidized premiums – a recommendation…

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