Flood Insurance

Publications

, 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…

, Climate Wire
Private Insurers Join Flood Game
Media Coverage

From Climate Wire:

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…

, Quartz
The Trump administration could finally recognize climate change—for flood insurance
Media Coverage

From Quartz:

“Adapting to climate change is never going to be a cost-free exercise,” R.J. Lehmann, director of insurance policy at the R Street Institute, which advocates for market-based…

Testimony – ‘Preparing for the Storm: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program’
R.J. Lehmann

Chairwoman Waters, Ranking Member McHenry and members of the
committee,

My name is R.J. Lehmann, and I am director of finance,
insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute, of which I am…

, Bloomberg
Insurance Rates Seen Rising in Flood-Prone Areas With Trump Plan
Media Coverage

From Bloomberg:

R. J. Lehmann, director of insurance policy at the R Street Institute, which advocates for market-based solutions to climate change, said that even if FEMA’s new approach…

, Scor Reinsurance
Flood insurance in the U.S.
Media Coverage

From ScorReinsurance:

As long as bi-partisan coalitions retain value and are capable of uniting opinions from across the spectrum, they can continue to be a good model applicable to various…

, Heartland Institute
Federal government funds Louisiana program to buy repeatedly flooded homes
Media Coverage

From Heartland Institute:

Rebuilding DisastersCongress established a similar buyout program at FEMA and NFIP in NFIP’s 2004 reauthorization, but the authorities allowed property owners to…

, BestWire
Rule Compels Lenders to Accept Non-NFIP Policies for Mortgage Mandate
Media Coverage

The final rule is an improvement over the original proposed rule, R.J. Lehmann, R Street director of finance, insurance and trade policy, told Best’s News Service.

“It makes clear that policies…

, Wall Street Journal
Private Flood Insurance Gets Boost From Regulators
Media Coverage

From the Wall Street Journal:

“If the private market can take care of it, that’s just more sustainable for taxpayers and for society in general,” said R.J. Lehmann, a senior fellow at the R…