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Tenant insurance

Protect what matters most to you. Get coverage for your personal belongings and personal liability protection with tenant insurance today.

Your apartment is your home, it’s only natural to protect what makes it your own. 
  • Coverage that goes beyond your belongings
    Our tenant insurance includes personal liability and additional living expenses coverage if someone gets injured at your address, or in the event you need to relocate after an insured damage to your home
  • Outstanding claims experience
    Whenever you need to make a tenant insurance claim, our claims team is at your side 24/7, ready to support you through every part of the claim submission process. 
  • Good home benefits 
    Want even more peace of mind and Intact’s most competitive tenant insurance pricing? With Good home benefits, eligible new clients get free Good record protection (first claim forgiven) and our most competitive home insurance pricing.
  • Generous coverage for renters
    Enjoy generous coverage amounts with high limits to protect your belongings in your rental home.

Coverage

If you rent your home, be it a house, an apartment, or a condo, your landlord’s property insurance will never cover your belongings, for instance in case of fire, theft, or water damage. Be sure to protect yourself and your belongings with the right renters insurance to protect the things that you care about. No matter what life throws your way, you’ll have the right protection for your home with tenant insurance.

  • Tenant insurance covers damage and replacement costs to personal belongings such as furniture, clothing and electronics.

  • Our tenant insurance policy covers additional living expenses you incur if you cannot stay in your home during repairs of an insured damage, including hotel room fees, costs for food and meals, and clothing you may need while out of your rental apartment or house.

  • Tenant insurance will provide coverage if you and your family are sued and legally held responsible for unintentional damage to the property of others or having caused them bodily injury. Personal liability coverage includes:  

    • Medical bills to treat someone else’s injuries
    • Legal expenses related to your defence
    • Costs to repair or replace damage to someone else’s property 

Programs and add-ons

Get a complete tenant insurance policy and enjoy the benefits of our tenant insurance.1

Good home benefits  

Our most competitive home insurance pricing, which includes 1 claim forgiven over a 5-year period.  

Good Record Protection 

Enjoy forgiveness for one claim every 5 years, with no premium increase as a result of this claim upon renewal.

S.O.S identityTM  

Get access to a 24-hour line to get advice from experts and personalized legal support if you need advice about identity theft, landlord-tenant disputes, family law, employment law and cyber security breaches. It also provides coverage for expenses incurred if you are victim of a cyber-attack and cyber extortion.

Additional water damage protections 

Water is the main threat to your home. Water damage endorsements provide coverage if water enters your home: sewer back-up, water and sewer lines, overland water and ground water. 

The perfect match between your home and auto insurance

Bundle and save!

Combine your tenant insurance and auto insurance with Synchro insurance and take advantage of the exclusive benefits. Get the best value for your money and save up to 15%2 on your home insurance policy.

More ways to save

  • Alarm systems
    Have an alarm system in your home? Whether its locally monitored by yourself or by a central for fire and theft, you could save on your insurance premium!
  • There’s more ways to save
    Haven’t had a claim in over a year? Haven’t moved house over the last years? With Intact Insurance, it could help you save!

FAQ

If you rent your home, your landlord’s property insurance will not cover your belongings in case of fire, theft, or water damage. Landlord property insurance isn’t responsible for protecting your property. Tenant insurance covers damage and replacement costs to your personal belongings. If you add up the value of your furniture, electronics, computer(s), clothes, and all the other possessions in your home, the value probably comes to much more than you would have estimated. Not having everything protected if something happened could be a disaster. Tenant insurance also provides you with personal liability protection. This coverage protects you against lawsuits for damage you may have accidentally caused, particularly to your building or your neighbors.

Every tenant should have tenant insurance coverage, to protect one’s belongings against personal liability. Speak to your insurance representative about your current situation and needs, in order to get the right coverage for your rental home.

You aren’t required by law to have tenant insurance, but many landlords will ask you to get coverage before renting to you. Landlords' insurance policies do not cover your personal effects, nor your personal liability. So, getting a tenant insurance policy is a safe way to cover your belongings and against personal liability in case of damage or accidents.

We offer tenant insurance for occupying tenants in rental apartments and homes, condos, apartments, lofts, studios micro apartments, townhouses, apartments in high-rises, etc.

Whether it's from the overflow of a body of water or flooding from water coming from outside the building, tenant insurance does not cover these types of flooding. If the cause of the flooding is due to a malfunctioning sanitary installation inside the building, this would be covered under your tenant insurance policy. If you wish to add coverage for other types of water damages, we offer an enhanced water damage endorsement that covers accidental sewer backup and overflow of a body of water. Talk to your insurance representative to see if you’re eligible to add this endorsement to your policy.

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Talk to a representative

With so many tenant insurance options, it can be confusing and time-consuming to compare them all yourself. That’s where insurance brokers can help you find the right renters insurance for your needs. Talk to a representative today about the tenant insurance you need.

Get a tenant insurance quote

Find the best tenant insurance coverage for your needs by contacting one of the 2,000 brokerages that we work with, by calling us, or by getting a tenant insurance quote online. Getting a tenant insurance quote is the first step to protecting what matters most to you.