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Mailboxes stick out from flood waters in Lakeside Estate in Houston, Texas on August 30, 2017. (Photo: Getty Image/AFP) FHA is also proposing important safeguards that will help protect borrowers so their homes will have flood insurance coverage at a level at or above the level available through the NFIP. (Photo: Getty Image/AFP)

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has proposed a rule that would allow home financing lenders to accept private flood insurance policies as an alternative to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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