Flood Insurance

Publications

, Bloomberg
Sea Change for Flood Insurance Unlikely as Time Running Out
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From Bloomberg:
Waters’ impending chairmanship probably closes the window on the fiscal hawks’ ability to rein in the program, R.J. Lehmann, a senior fellow and director of finance, insurance…

, Washington Examiner
Despite post-Hurricane Harvey promise, Trump has not replaced flood building standards
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From the Washington Examiner:
“It does not appear to be a priority,” Ray Lehmann, director of finance, insurance, and trade policy at the R Street Institute, a free market think tank, told…

, One News Now
Americans now thinking twice about flood insurance
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From OneNewsNow:

Even though most Americans do not think about flood insurance every day, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, many are now realizing that it affects their…

, Artemis
Should Fannie & Freddie transfer earthquake risk to the capital markets?
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From Artemis:
The two government-sponsored enterprises (GSE’s) in mortgage risk, Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (the Federal Home Loan Mortgage…

, Financial Advisor
North Carolina Flooding Soaks Federal Taxpayers All Over Again
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From the Financial Advisor:
Severe repetitive loss properties account for just two percent of all flood insurance policies, but as much as one-third of all claims, according to R.J. Lehmann,…

, Gaston Gazette
Grim reality sets in after the storm
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From the Gaston Gazette:
The U.S. flood insurance program remains broken. More than 400,000 homeowners in the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia have flood insurance, with $106 billion in combined…

, Bloomberg
North Carolina Flooding Soaks Federal Taxpayers All Over Again
Media Coverage

From Bloomberg Politics:
Severe repetitive loss properties account for just two percent of all flood insurance policies, but as much as one-third of all claims, according to R.J. Lehmann, director…

, New Delhi Times
After Florence Floods, the Uninsured Awaken to Painful Reality
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From the New Delhi Times:
For those without flood insurance, all they can hope for is federal funding, usually about $30,000, said Ray Lehmann, director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the…

, New York Times
Millions of Carolina Homes Are at Risk of Flooding. Only 335,000 Have Flood Insurance.
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From the New York Times:

In the Carolinas, a quarter to half of the households near the coast are insured, said Ray Lehmann, a member of SmarterSafer, a coalition of taxpayer groups, environmental…

, Carolina Journal
Massive storms test state and federal insurance plans
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From the Carolina Journal:
The plan has more than 190,000 policies with $71.7 billion in total exposure. Before Hurricane Florence made landfall, R.J. Lehmann, senior fellow and director of…