FEMA Curtails New Flood Insurance Policies During Government Shutdown

In an unanticipated move yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that it will halt regular National Flood Insurance Program operations during the government shutdown, a decision that will complicate and potentially delay loan closings for borrowers seeking mortgages where NFIP coverage is required.

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Luetkemeyer Introduces Bill to Block CECL Implementation

Citing concerns over the wide-reaching effects the Current Expected Credit Loss standard could have on the U.S. economy, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) today introduced legislation that would make implementation contingent on a quantitative impact study.

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