English Library: Housing Insurance

Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Publications page.

Homeowners and renters insurance

Library: English | Homeowners and renters insuranceWhat you need to know before and after a natural disaster
With the majority of U.S. residents living in areas at risk of a natural disaster, most households need to seriously consider how they would recover from the loss of their home and possessions. This publication explains which disaster losses are—and are not—covered under a standard homeowners or renters insurance policy, how to make sure you are adequately insured, what steps to take to recover your losses after disaster strikes, and what your options are if your insurance falls short. Category: Insurance Housing Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters

Library: English | FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a variety of programs to help victims of disasters repair, rebuild or replace their homes and possessions. This publication describes the types of FEMA assistance available to homeowners and renters and provides details about program eligibility and the application process. It also highlights the limitations of FEMA assistance and stresses the importance of purchasing adequate personal insurance coverage. Category: Insurance Home Repair Housing Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Disaster insurance and FEMA assistance (Q&A)

Library: English | Disaster insurance and FEMA assistance (Q&A)Questions and answers for homeowners and renters
This backgrounder, written in Q&A format, answers many questions about renters and homeowners disaster insurance coverage and FEMA programs that help victims recover from disaster-related losses. Category: Insurance Home Repair Housing Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities
This downloadable packet guides community educators through a two-hour presentation on insuring your home and belongings against disaster and the ways FEMA helps homeowners and renters recover. In addition to the lesson plan (to be used in conjunction with the downloadable PowerPoint presentation), the packet includes exercises, resources and a class evaluation form. Category: Insurance Housing Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - PowerPoint Training Slides
This downloadable PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Disaster insurance and FEMA assistance'” lesson plan. The slides provide a visual component to the training that helps to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Insurance Housing Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Time for an Insurance Checkup

Library: English | Time for an Insurance CheckupAssessing and adjusting your coverage
Staying adequately insured means reassessing your coverage each year and adjusting it in response to specific life events. This Insurance Checkup fact sheet explains why it’s important to revisit your insurance policies regularly, lists specific life events that typically warrant a change in coverage, provides tips and tools for managing your insurance and offers links to resources where you can learn more. Category: Auto Lending/Insurance Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Apr 26, 2016

 
Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Library: English | Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint
Fair housing laws protect renters and buyers from discrimination. If you believe you were a victim of housing discrimination, you have the right to file a housing discrimination complaint with HUD. Understanding the complaint and resolution process will help you weigh your options and take action. Category: Housing Discrimination Home Financing Housing Insurance Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Successful Homeownership - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)
The Successful Homeownership PowerPoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Apr 29, 2011

 
Successful Homeownership - Leader’s Guide

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - Leader’s Guide
Buying a home is a major achievement. But successful homeownership does not begin and end when the closing documents are signed. This Leader’s Guide provides information and background to help you teach prospective, new and established homeowners what they need to know to be successful at homeownership. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 19, 2010

 
Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (English)

Library: English | Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (English)
People who plan, budget and save for successful homeownership have a much better chance of keeping a roof over their heads and building wealth as property values increase over the years. This brochure covers the financial responsibilities of homeownership and how to manage them, how to maintain and protect your property, and how to build and preserve your home equity. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 17, 2010

 
 

Quick Menu

Facebook FTwitter T

Consumer Help Desk

Advocacy