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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 rate hike delay becomes law

WH signs measure to continue flood insurance subsidies
Trey Garrison
The White House signed into law comprehensive legislation designed to delay planned rate hikes for flood insurance originally designed to reform the National Flood Insurance Program.
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Flood insurance rate hike delay passes House

House, Senate bills go to conference committee
Trey Garrison
The House on Tuesday evening passed a bill that would delay flood insurance rate hikes and derail reform efforts passed just two years ago with the Biggert-Waters act.
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House vote could sink flood program in sea of red ink

Reformists don't want to push NFIP further underwater
Trey Garrison
A reform group wants the House to reject a move that weakens the National Flood Insurance Program by preserving subsidies regardless of need at the expense of the American taxpayer.
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NFIP reformists fire warning shot at Congress

Charge: Don't keep undercutting flood insurance reform
Trey Garrison
It may be just a rumor of war they’re hearing, but Taxpayers for Common Sense and SmarterSafer.org are firing a warning shot across the Capitol about plans they say are in the works for yet another vote on the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.
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Strike three for flood insurance premium hike delay

Rate hikes for troubled NFIP still in play
Trey Garrison
House Republicans beat back a Democrat maneuver using a procedural trick to try to delay rate hikes for the National Flood Insurance Program.
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Senate passes bill to delay flood insurance premium hikes

It’s now up to the House
Kerri Ann Panchuk
U.S. homeowners with properties in flood zones gained major traction in their fight to impose a four-year delay on federal flood insurance premium hikes this week.
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Will this patch for the National Flood Insurance Program hold water?

Backers say it better spreads cost of risk
Trey Garrison
The Toomey amendment wants to curb the deficit spending at the National Flood Insurance Program. On that alone it probably deserves consideration.
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The wrong vote on this Senate bill will cost billions

A bill delaying rising flood insurance rates could cost taxpayers big time
Trey Garrison
Senate Bill 1846 delays rate hikes to the National Flood Insurance Program. Failing to pass it could mean flood insurance becomes unaffordable to many. Passing it means taxpayers are on the hook for billions for coastal homeowners.
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Coastal real estate crisis coming?

HousingWire Staff
The next great real estate crisis could be the result of inept government lawmaking, according to Tom Thornhill, president of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.
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