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In July, FEMA Released a Two-page Fact Sheet called, “Flood Insurance for Business: Impacts of Recent Legislation”

Aug 5, 2014 | News & Views

The NFIP is in the process of implementing reforms required by the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters). The 2014 law repeals or modifies some provisions of Biggert-Waters. However, it maintains the requirement that flood insurance rates for business properties in high-risk areas reflect true risk. This means that the subsidized rates that previously applied to some older business buildings will continue to be phased out.

This fact sheet provides an overview of the changes business owners should expect, including a one-time refund for some policyholders.

Read the full fact sheet here.

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