flood insurance

FEMA Director Calls for Modeling as Flood Maps Fall Short Members Public

Models will be needed to anticipate the changing dynamics of flood events, but first the government needs to figure out how to pay for it.

Chris Westfall
flood insurance

Models Set for NFIP Roll Out, But Political Pushback Continues Members Public

With flood insurance prices soon to be set by flood models, political objections are already beginning.

Chris Westfall
flood insurance

Private Flood Insurance Future Could Be Off the Map Members Public

The recent push to increase private insurance and reinsurance market participation into the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) may come down to one question: Who pays for billions in annual flood maps? Paying for flood mapping will become even a greater priority after President Trump’s proposed budget released Thursday

Chris Westfall
FEMA

Flood Insurance Privatization Push a Political Priority Members Public

Congressional conservatives are reigniting their push to expand the private market into the U.S. flood insurance, including reintroducing a bill this week that would allow states to expand private market policies. In a coordinated effort, the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will also meet today to hear from the Federal

Chris Westfall
flood insurance