National Research Council releases report on Affordability of Flood Insurance and offers free webinar to discuss results

Mar 31, 2015 | News & Views, What's New

The National Research Council recently released a new report on affordability of flood insurance, and scheduled a free webinar to present the findings April 8.

In Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums—Report 1, an expert committee discusses measures that could make flood insurance more affordable for all policyholders, and provides a framework for policymakers to use in designing targeted assistance programs.

The report is available for free download along with other resources, including:

· The report in brief (4-page lay summary)
· Key figures from the report

There’ll be an opportunity to learn more about the report at a free webinar on Wednesday, April 8 at 1 p.m. EDT, featuring a presentation and Q&A session with committee chair Leonard A. Shabman of Resources for the Future, and committee members Allen Schirm of Mathematica Policy Research and John Boland of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. Please register to attend here.