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FBI investigating flood insurance map fraud

Irony: With Biggert-Waters gelded, map lines moot
Trey Garrison
Now comes a story out of Florida serving as an example of how the current NFIP system is being abused, shifting the burden of flood insurance away from million-dollar beach homeowners and onto taxpayers.
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Flood insurance premiums could rise, FEMA warns

FEMA urges lawmakers to rewrite key flood insurance legislation
HousingWire Staff
FEMA is asking Congress to rewrite the Flood Insurance Reform Act to prevent flood insurance rates from soaring to new heights. In its current state, the act includes no provisions for affordability, the agency claims.
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Flood insurance hinders borrowers from qualifying for loans

HousingWire Staff
It's a slippery slope for homeowners who suddenly find themselves in the middle of a newly designated flood zone.
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