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Congress Extends National Flood Insurance Program Through Nov. 21

Filed in Advocacy by on September 19, 2019 0 Comments
Congress Extends National Flood Insurance Program Through Nov. 21

To prevent a government shutdown at the end of September, Congress has approved a continuing resolution that will keep the government funded until Nov. 21. 

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New FEMA Risk Rating 2.0 to Determine Flood Insurance Rates

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment by on July 18, 2019 0 Comments
New FEMA Risk Rating 2.0 to Determine Flood Insurance Rates

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which oversees and implements the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), has initiated a long-term effort to transform the program to make it more consumer friendly and better reflect the actual risks properties face.

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House Panel Approves Long-Term Flood Insurance Reauthorization

Filed in Advocacy, Environment by on June 12, 2019 0 Comments
House Panel Approves Long-Term Flood Insurance Reauthorization

The House Financial Services Committee voted today to advance NAHB-supported bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for five years through Sept. 30, 2024.

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In a Win for NAHB, House Leaders Agree on Long-Term Flood Insurance Deal

Filed in Advocacy by on June 7, 2019 0 Comments
In a Win for NAHB, House Leaders Agree on Long-Term Flood Insurance Deal

In an important victory for NAHB, House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry have reached an agreement on a five-year reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through Sept. 30, 2024.

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Nearly 700 Members Shine a Spotlight on Housing Affordability in Hill Visits

Filed in Advocacy by on June 5, 2019 2 Comments
Nearly 700 Members Shine a Spotlight on Housing Affordability in Hill Visits

More than 650 NAHB members from across the nation converged on Capitol Hill today for NAHB’s 2019 Legislative Conference to urge their lawmakers to support policies that will increase the production of quality, affordable housing and keep the housing recovery moving forward.

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Congress Approves 4-Month Extension of Flood Insurance Program

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on June 3, 2019 1 Comment
Congress Approves 4-Month Extension of Flood Insurance Program

The House and Senate have approved disaster relief legislation that extends funding for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for another four months through Sept. 30, 2019.

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NAHB Helps Avert Lapse in Federal Flood Insurance Program

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on May 30, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Helps Avert Lapse in Federal Flood Insurance Program

Thanks in large part to NAHB’s efforts, the House and Senate have approved legislation that extends funding for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for another two weeks through June 14, 2019.

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Federal Flood Insurance Program Could Lapse and Jeopardize Home Sales

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on May 29, 2019 0 Comments
Federal Flood Insurance Program Could Lapse and Jeopardize Home Sales

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is facing a short-term lapse and any home buyers who require federal flood insurance are encouraged to move any June closings up to May 31 if possible.

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Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

Filed in Advocacy by on January 9, 2019 4 Comments
Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

A long-term shutdown, lasting several weeks or a month or more, could have significant impacts on mortgage accessibility and reduce housing demand.

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Government Shutdown Continues as Political Leaders Remain Deadlocked

Filed in Advocacy by on January 3, 2019 1 Comment
Government Shutdown Continues as Political Leaders Remain Deadlocked

President Trump rejected the Democrats’ plan to reopen the government and the partial shutdown now enters its 13th day due to a dispute over border wall funding.

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