Lisa’s Blog

Flood Follies

2018 was a tough year for flooding in the United States, and nowhere worse than in the Carolinas, where Hurricane Florence dumped three feet of rain in spots.  Damage is estimated at $13 billion but at least half of that …

Exporting Florida’s Model Flood Laws

While Congress works on various reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) prior to its current expiration on July 31, the time is ripe for the private insurance market to step up and play a greater role in providing …

Changes Coming to the Flood Insurance Marketplace

Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen numerous media reports about flood insurance, including  last week’s four-month reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and new trends showing that Americans are moving in the right direction by …