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Home Contents Insurance for tenants

Home Contents Insurance

Why do I need it?

If you are a tenant who rents, then your landlord may not cover your contents as part of the tenancy agreement. It’s a good idea to consider what a home contents insurance policy would cover you for in order to help you make an informed decision on whether you need one.

Contents insurance is designed to help protect your possessions. No matter how careful you are, there’s always a risk that your belongings could be broken, damaged or stolen so home contents insurance can help provide peace of mind. To help you decide whether home contents insurance is right for you, the SFHA, along with your landlord have teamed up with Thistle Tenant Risks, and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc who provide the Diamond Insurance Scheme, a specialist Tenants Contents Insurance policy.

The Diamond Insurance Scheme can offer you insurance for the contents of your home including cover for items such as furniture, carpets, curtains, clothes, bedding, electrical items, jewellery, pictures and ornaments.

How do I get further information?

  • Ask your local housing officer for an application pack.
  • Or call the administrators Uris Group on 0345 671 8172

Terms and conditions

The Diamond Insurance Scheme is a product name arranged by Thistle Tenant Risks on behalf of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and administered by the RSA Group. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc, No 93792 Registered in England and Wales at St. Marks Court, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1XL. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Thistle Tenant Risks a trading style of Thistle Insurance Services Limited. Thistle Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority FRN 310419. Registered in England under No. 00338645. Registered office: Rossington’s Business Park, West Carr Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7SW. Thistle Insurance Services Ltd is part of the PIB Group.

 

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