NFIP Avoids Lapse For One Week

The House and Senate have passed a bill to extend the NFIP for one week in order to avert a lapse in the program. The 7 day extension will tie the NFIP to the broader federal spending bill (A continuing resolution) which is set to expire on December 7th. The one week extension bill has […]

Update: Flood Program Extended

THE NFIP HAS BEEN EXTENDED                             After a six-hour government shut-down, this past Friday Congress came to an agreement and funded the Federal Government.  The short-term extension will fund the government through March 23rd.    This includes the extension of the NFIP.  However, as we have mentioned in past updates, this will once again […]

UPDATE: Flood Program Reinstated

The NFIP Has Been Extended After a three-day government shut-down which included a three day NFIP lapse, Congress has come to an agreement and funded the Federal Government.  The short-term extension will fund the government through February 8.   This includes the extension of the NFIP.  However, as we have mentioned in past updates, this […]

THE NFIP HAS LAPSED

The National Flood Insurance Program has lapsed.  This mean that until the government shutdown is over:   No new flood insurance policies can be purchased No new renewal bills can be issued If you have a policy in place, you will see no changes and claims will be paid as usual   Refer to our […]

UPDATE: NFIP Extended 4 weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 4 WEEKS On Friday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 4 weeks until January 19th, 2018. Like before, this relieves the urgency of a program lapse, and we still urge you to be vigilant. Pay premiums on time and purchase flood insurance sooner rather than later. There is word that […]

AGAIN: Flood Program Expires Friday

NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, December 22nd.  This will continue to be an issue as Congress intends to only pass short term extensions for the foreseeable future. Last week, FEMA issued guidance for insurance companies on […]