Policy Updates

 

 

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.  

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Programs FY15 Policy Updates

Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIAA): Summary of April 1, 2016 Changes

Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIAA): Summary of April 1, 2015 Changes