TITLE

Study Has Implications for Lenders

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
National Mortgage News;3/26/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the study conducted by Risk Management Solutions (RMS) Inc. which has significant implications for mortgage lenders and insurers in New Orleans, Louisiana. The "Flood Risk in New Orleans" study presents a form of research that insurers and lenders have relied on. It also contains a question that has been framed by the co-author of the study, Robert Muir-Wood.
ACCESSION #
24621265

 

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