A Focus on Flood Insurance and Lumber

With Congress in its August recess, members are encouraged to visit their lawmakers in their home districts and seek action on two issues – flood insurance and lumber.

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) must be reauthorized by Sept. 30. Congress requires all properties within the 100-year floodplain that are purchased with a federally backed mortgage to carry flood insurance. So it is essential that the program gets reauthorized in a timely manner…read more