Flood Insurance

Publications

, Our Daily Planet
Canada Won’t Keep Paying for Flood Victims to Rebuild, Should the US Follow Suit?
R.J. Lehmann

From Our Daily Planet:

For this reason, the libertarian R Street Institute supports legislation to reform the NFIP, they recently wrote that “The House Financial Services Committee passed…

, DS News
Homeowners are Neglecting Flood Insurance
R.J. Lehmann

From DS News:

According to R.J. Lehmann, who analyzes financial services at the R Street Institute,  rising insurance premiums under the NFIP have driven policyholders away. A federal law enacted…

, E&E News
31% of homeowners in Dorian’s path had dropped flood insurance
R.J. Lehmann

From Climate Wire:

R.J. Lehmann, who analyzes financial services at the R Street Institute, a libertarian think tank, said rising insurance premiums under the NFIP have driven policyholders away….

Dorian Is Urgent Reminder of Need for Flood Insurance Reform
R.J. Lehmann

WASHINGTON (Sept. 3, 2019) – As the U.S. Southeast braces for the impact of Hurricane Dorian, it is urgent that Congress get serious about reforming the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP),…

R Street Urges White House to Develop a Flood-Ready Standard
R.J. Lehmann

August 26, 2019

 

Ambassador John R. Bolton                             Mick Mulvaney

National Security…

, Reason
California Follows the Disastrous Flood Insurance Path to Fire Insurance Fiasco
R.J. Lehmann

From Reason:

“Nearly half of all new homes are built in the wildfire-prone wildland-urban interface,” the R Street Institute’s Ray Lehmann wrote in May in the Insurance Journal. “To the extent…

, Reason
California Follows the Disastrous Flood Insurance Path to Fire Insurance Fiasco
R.J. Lehmann

From Reason:

“Nearly half of all new homes are built in the wildfire-prone wildland-urban interface,” the R Street Institute’s Ray Lehmann wrote in May in the Insurance Journal. “To the extent…

, Insurance Journal
Reinsurance Could Protect Taxpayers From More NFIP Borrowing After Barry
R.J. Lehmann

The impending strike of Tropical Storm Barry on Southeast Louisiana, coming at a moment when the Mississippi River is cresting at heights not seen since 1927, has many fearing a replay of the…

, Brian Gongol Show
Flags don’t belong on shoes| Does flood insurance incentivize more damage?
R.J. Lehmann

From Brian Gongol Show:

Nike shouldn’t have had to back down from the Betsy Ross shoe, because they never should have made it in the first place. Also, an interview with RJ Lehmann of the R…

, Scientific American
Flood Insurance Program Increasingly Underwater as Payouts Shatter Records

From Scientific American:
“The most likely explanation is that you have more people in coastal flood zones, where you get storm surge,” said R.J. Lehmann, director of insurance at the…