NCUA and other federal financial regulators issued a joint rule finalizing significant changes to Flood Insurance Questions and Answers made by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014. The final rule—effective immediately—contains several CUNA-requested clarifications.
The update revises and reorganizes questions and answers originally published in 2009 and 2011, and includes several new questions and answers responsive to the changes in federal law. The final rule consolidates two proposed rules issued in 2020 and 2021.
CUNA-sought clarifications include:
- Clear preamble language specifying that while flood insurance discrepancies can be addressed at any time, they are only required to be addressed at the time of a potential loss.
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