Does my name have to be on the lease to qualify for renters insurance?

"I'm living in a shared apartment with a roommate. His name is on the lease, but mine isn't. Do I still qualify for renters insurance, even if my name isn't on the lease?

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Answer
Even if your name is not on a lease, you can still qualify to purchase renters insurance. In any situation where you are living in a home that you do not own, you can purchase renters insurance to make sure you and your personal belongings are covered!
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Alexah Grinnell
Answered on Apr 09, 2021
Alexah Grinnell has been working in the insurance industry for 5 years with a primary focus of coverage consulting in the sales department. She has been working for Jerry Insurance since July of 2019 and has also has experience working for AAA and State Farm. She currently lives in Rochester, NY with her husband and 3 kids
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