Do I need to show my proof of renters insurance to my landlord?

My landlord wants me to get renters insurance for my apartment. Do I have to show proof of this insurance to him?

Answer
If they require you to carry renters insurance, they typically require you to show proof to them that you are carrying this coverage. An easy way to show proof to your landlord is to list them as an “”additional interest”” or “”interested party”” on the policy. This means that they will be notified by mail if the policy is active, if it has been canceled, or if it has been renewed at the end of your term.
For more information, check out this article: How to Add an Interested Party to Renters Insurance.
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Savannah Grabek
Answered on Mar 12, 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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