Can a landlord request renter's insurance to be mandatory?

Answer Answer Yes, it can be included in the lease. It will only cost you less than $250/year depending on the amount of coverage and protects both your personal property and your liability. Plus, if t... Read More »

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Is it legal for a landlord to request renters insurance in maryland?

Renters insurance is a form of homeowners insurance. The form is HO-4. I assume that you mean the policy that the person renting purchases to cover their belongings and liability. Most all homeowne... Read More »

Is it legal for a landlord to request renters insurance in the state of California?

Apparently, it is. I lived in Southern CA. in an apartment complex that kept flooding. So when the owner got everything fixed, he required renters insurance so that he couldn't be sued if it floode... Read More »

Why would a landlord request that he be named as an additional insured party on your renters insurance policy?

Renters insurance and the Additional Insured It is common to list the property owner as an additional insured, After all you are renting his property and have accepted certain liabilities for damag... Read More »

Should the landlord provide insurance for a renter if you are unable to get renters insurance due to a claim the landlord filed on the property?

I'm in Georgia. Can you prove they forced you to buy? They wouldn't give you the furniture if you didn't pay the extra? They are covering their assets. If you think you got ripped keep on trucking ... Read More »