Can landlords require that tenants acquire renters insurance?
The general answer is yes. Although it may vary by state, the landlord can require in the lease that the tenant obtain renter's insurance. One exception to this is government funded housing.
What defense is available for a tenant with no renters insurance when a fire was started by another tenants negligence who had renters insurance?
Can landlords require renters to pay for a hotel while apartment is under construction?
The landlords insurance would cover the hotel costs if your apartment was damaged under a covered insurance loss. Your tenants insurance would also provide coverage as well.
Do landlords in Connecticut must have full home insurance coverage for tenants?
No. That would be illegal. In fact, your grandmother could get herself in a lot of trouble by giving it to you. She could become disqualified and lose her entitlement.
What if a tenant breaks something in the rented home that is part of the home like a wall or a door by accident does the landlords homeowners pay or the renters insurance?
No, Your Insurance contract gives the Insurance company the right to settle or defend whichever is cheaper. If the insured property owner interferes with the companies decisions you could forfeit ...
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