Contents insurance for

people who rent their home

  • Cover for short-term and long-term tenancies.
  • Tenant building liability included.
  • Includes bicycles, laptops, mobile phones and tablets.
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Tenant insurance

Protecting your belongings against theft or damage

What is tenant insurance?

Tenant insurance is a contents insurance policy specifically designed for people who rent their home. Most of us would struggle to replace our possessions if they were stolen or damaged, which is why tenant insurance is essential for protecting your belongings.

Your belongings are classed as all the items you would take with you when you move home. To take out tenant contents insurance, you need to work out how much your belongings would cost to replace as new, as a HomeProtect policy will pay out on a new for old basis, which means that if you make a claim you will receive the full value of the item at today’s prices.

Remember, your landlord has a responsibility to have buildings insurance to protect against damage to the structure of the property and its fixtures, such as kitchen units, flooring and bathroom units, but your belongings are your responsibility.

Tenants insurance

A guide to tenants' responsibilities

Most of your responsibilities as a tenant fall into two principle categories: paying rent and bills, and looking after the property.

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What does tenant contents insurance cover?

tenants liability cover

Tenants liability insurance

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insure my gadgets

Gadget insurance

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insure my watch

Watch insurance

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Jewellery insurance

Jewellery insurance

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bicycle insurance

Bicycle insurance

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High risk contents

High risk contents insurance

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What our customers say

Your questions answered

Renters insurance

Tenant insurance FAQs

We’ve prepared some helpful answers to your questions about tenant contents insurance, and about how our policy works.

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At a very distressing time you dealt with my claim very quickly and the payment was in my account in days. I would definitely recommend HomeProtect to everyone. 

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