Can a landlord make a claim on my renters insurance?

I've been told that I need renters insurance to secure a condo I'm interested in. Can the condo's landlord make a claim on my policy?

Answer
No, a landlord cannot make a claim on your renters insurance. They can ask to be listed as an additional interest on the policy, but that just means they will be notified if the policy is canceled. Similarly, a tenant is unable to make a claim on the landlord’s insurance policy.
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Savannah Grabek
Answered on Mar 08, 2021
Savannah Grabek is an expert in Personal Lines insurance. She has 5 years experience in the insurance industry. Savannah began her carrier working with just property insurance and is now tenured in all personal line including home, auto, motorcycle, boat and umbrella. She previously worked for GEICO and has now been working with Jerry insurance for the past year. Savannah lives in New York with her son, fiancé, and puppy Bear. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and hiking with her dog.
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