In early 2016, FEMA began mailing out clear communication initiative letters to flood insurance policyholders with new policies effective April 1, 2016 or later, and/or renewal dates of October 1, 2016 or later. The purpose of these letters was to inform the policyholders of their current, re-mapped flood risk rating, and explain how that rating was assessed, as well as how it would likely impact what one would pay for flood insurance. The letters further explain how the property owner may reduce flood insurance premiums by obtaining an Elevation Certificate.
FEMA separated the letters into 7 categories, each defined by a letter, A-F. Your category can be found in the bottom right hand corner of your letter. The categories are as follows: