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Collection: April 2017 National Flood Insurance Program Changes

This series of short videos explains some key elements of changes to the NFIP that are effective April 1, 2017. Please see a brief explanation of each video segment below.
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April 12, 2017
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  • <p>This short video discusses the updated premium rates that conform to the premium rate caps established by Biggert-Waters and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.</p>

    Premium Increases and Surcharges

    Video by Amanda Bicknell

    This short video discusses the updated premium rates that conform to the premium rate caps established by Biggert-Waters and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

  • <p>This short video segment discusses changes related to the Newly Mapped Multiplier Table. In the April 2017 Program Changes, FEMA is providing updated multiplier tables to assist in determining&nbsp; which multiplier to use in calculating the premium for properties newly mapped into a Special Flood Hazard Area through December 2018.</p>

    Newly Mapped Multiplier Table

    Video by Amanda Bicknell

    This short video segment discusses changes related to the Newly Mapped Multiplier Table. In the April 2017 Program Changes, FEMA is providing updated multiplier tables to assist in determining  which multiplier to use in calculating the premium for properties newly mapped into a Special Flood Hazard Area through December 2018.

  • <p>This short video discusses the clarifications for policy rating and loss adjustment for Pre-Flood Insurance Rate Map substantially improved properties and when the next update of the &nbsp;Community Rating System Eligible Community List will occur.</p>

    Substantially Improved Buildings and Updates to the Community Rating System List

    Video by Amanda Bicknell

    This short video discusses the clarifications for policy rating and loss adjustment for Pre-Flood Insurance Rate Map substantially improved properties and when the next update of the  Community Rating System Eligible Community List will occur.