The National Flood Insurance Program: Financial Soundness and Affordability


CBO finds that premiums collected by the National Flood Insurance Program for policies in effect in August 2016 fell short of the program’s expected costs by $1.4 billion, mainly because of shortfalls in coastal counties.

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Corrections and Updates

On September 5, 2017, CBO reposted this file with a text correction on page 13. On September 29, 2017, CBO reposted the Data and Supplemental Information file to illustrate information contained in Figure 3 and Table 5 of the main report.