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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Proposed NFIP Amendment to Allow Rebuilding of Fire-Damaged Homes

Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced legislation yesterday that would amend the National Flood Insurance Act to permit the rebuilding of fire-damaged homes in areas with special flood hazard designations.

"The bill allows communities to waive requirements that were meant to block reconstruction after floods, but have been applied to block reconstruction of homes after fires and other natural disasters as well." The text of the Bill is not yet available.

Learn more about S.667.