Flood Insurance

Publications

, Insurance Journal
Texas Moves Closer to Boosting Private Flood Market
R.J. Lehmann

The nation’s second-largest market for flood insurance may soon join more than a dozen other states in waiving requirements that insureds first search the admitted market before placing a private…

Letter to Texas Senate Commerce Committee: Support HB 1306
R.J. Lehmann

Members of the committee,

I write you on behalf of the R Street Institute in support of H.B. 1306, an act
relating to the provision of flood coverage under insurance policies issued by
surplus…

, ClimateWire
CLIMATE IMPACTS: ‘This program is sick.’ Fight brews over flood insurance
Media Coverage

From ClimateWire:

That received support from the conservative R Street Institute, which advocates for free markets. R.J. Lehmann, the institute’s director of insurance, praised Waters and said…

, Newsday
How 2020 revamp of federal flood insurance rates could affect you
Media Coverage

From Newsday:

One ardent proponent is R.J. Lehmann of the R Street Institute, a Washington-based libertarian think tank. FEMA’s new risk-based model is desperately needed to adapt to climate…

, Government Technology
New Risk Rating System Will ‘Close Insurance Gap,’ FEMA Says
Media Coverage

From Government Technology:

Ray Lehmann, director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute, said he is supportive of the approach that FEMA seems to be taking but has…

, Insurance Journal
A Mix of Flood Insurance Reforms
Media Coverage

From Insurance Journal:

“The NFIP is a textbook example of unintended consequences,” said Raymond J. Lehmann, director of Finance, Insurance and Trade Policy for the think tank R Street…

RE: Texas HB 1306, surplus lines flood insurance
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance,
insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank
devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

, Insurance Journal
Conservation, CarFax-Like Disclosure, Means-Test in Mix of Flood Insurance Reforms
Media Coverage

From Insurance Journal:

“The NFIP is a textbook example of unintended consequences,” said Raymond J. Lehmann, director of Finance, Insurance and Trade Policy for the think tank R Street…

, Scientific American
The Private Sector Is Returning to the Flood Insurance Game
R.J. Lehmann

From Scientific American:

But that has changed in recent years as technology has enabled risk-modeling companies to assess the risk of individual properties, which lets insurance companies write…

, Insurance Business
The National Flood Insurance Program – Everything you need to know
Media Coverage

From Insurance Business:

R.J. Lehmann, The R Street Institute’s director of finance, insurance and trade policy, said in July 2018 (after the current law’s seventh reauthorization): “The…