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This collection contains factsheets, Q & As, brochures, and videos pertaining to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012
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October 8, 2013
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  • Image: Getting to Know Flood Reform / Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

    Getting to Know Flood Reform / Biggert-Waters Flood...

    Video by Darin Tambascio
    Video explains the history of the National Flood Insurance Program and the changes in the program throughout the years.
    Jun 03, 2013
  • Build Back Safer and Stronger - What You Need to Know

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    If your home or business was damaged or destroyed by Sandy, you face major decisions about your property.  The brochure below contains considerations for the decisions you can make now to help provide a safer, stronger future for you and your family.

  • Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

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    This document is intended to provide readers with the impact of changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), as a result of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, specifically related to the implementation of Section 100205.

  • Rebuilding in a VE Zone

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    This document is intended to provide information to property owners rebuilding in a VE Flood Zone, following Superstorm Sandy, and the benefits of building higher than the Advisory Base Flood Elevations (ABFEs).

  • Rebuilding in an AE Zone

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    This document is intended to provide information to property owners rebuilding in an AE Flood Zone, following Superstorm Sandy, and the benefits of building higher than the Advisory Base Flood Elevations (ABFEs).

  • Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

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    This fact sheet, Who Will Be Impacted by Rate Increases under Section 205?, was written to assist the public to better understand the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.

  • Questions about the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

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    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 is a law passed by Congress and signed by the President in 2012 that extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, while requiring significant program reform. This document provides answers about some of the significant changes to the program.
  • Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Timeline

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    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 is a law passed by Congress and signed by the President in 2012 that extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, while requiring significant program reform. This document provides a timeline of significant changes to the program as well as who is affected by them, what will happen and why it is changing.
  • Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

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    A fact sheet indicating the number of Louisiana NFIP policyholders who will be impacted under Section 205 of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.

  • Homeowner's Guide to Elevation Certificates

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    An Elevation Certificate is an important tool that documents your building’s elevation. This Fact Sheet provides valuable information for homeowners about elevation certificates and flood insurance.

  • Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

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    An overview of the changes to the Specific Rate Guidelines, with examples.

  • FAQs for Historic Structures and BW 12

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) associated with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW 12) and how it affects Historic Structures in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA).
  • BW-12 Quick Reference Guide

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    A Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 quick reference guide for Subsidized Pre-FIRM Buildings in the Special Flood Hazard Area.
  • Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and the NFIP

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    A brochure for homeowners about the removal of pre-FIRM subsidies.
  • Image: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012: An Overview

    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of...

    Video by L. Keith Loudin
    Jeanne Salvatore of the Insurance Information Institute interviews Paul Huang, a Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration branch chief, about the...
    Sep 30, 2013
  • Image: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012: Elevation Ratings

    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of...

    Video by L. Keith Loudin
    Jeanne Salvatore of the Insurance Information Institute interviews Andy Neal, a National Flood Insurance Program actuary, about the Biggert-Waters Flood...
    Sep 30, 2013
  • Image: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012: Addressing Flood Risk

    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of...

    Video by L. Keith Loudin
    Jeanne Salvatore of the Insurance Information Institute interviews Paul Huang, a Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration branch chief, about the...
    Sep 30, 2013
  • Image: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012: What Is a Subsidized Rate?

    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of...

    Video by L. Keith Loudin
    Jeanne Salvatore of the Insurance Information Institute interviews Andy Neal, a National Flood Insurance Program actuary, about the Biggert-Waters Flood...
    Sep 30, 2013
  • Image: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012: Moving Away from Subsidies

    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of...

    Video by L. Keith Loudin
    Jeanne Salvatore of the Insurance Information Institute interviews Andy Neal, a National Flood Insurance Program actuary, about how pre-FIRM subsidies will...
    Sep 30, 2013
  • Image: The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012: Reducing Insurance Costs

    The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of...

    Video by L. Keith Loudin
    Jeanne Salvatore of the Insurance Information Institute interviews Andy Neal, a National Flood Insurance Program actuary, about the Biggert-Waters Flood...
    Sep 30, 2013

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