Flood Insurance and Biggert-Waters Guide for Policyholders
Click the links below for more information about each subject to help you understand flood insurance and how the recent reforms may affect you:
Tracking the Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program & Related congressional Legislation
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is up for reauthorization on its newly extended date: December 8, 2017. Wetlands Watch is tracking the legislation proposed for NFIP reforms, as well as bills related to flood mitigation and adaptation. We will update this tracking document every two weeks. Last updated October 1, 2017.
Congressional Impacts to the National Flood Insurance Program & Hazard Mitigation Programs
An analysis of the considerations of proposed federal budget cuts to FEMA floodplain management programs and hazard mitigation grant programs. This document also reviews the important elements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is scheduled for re-authorization in fall 2017.