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Citizens Property Insurance Corp.

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  • Fun facts about Citizens Insurance

     
    Higher rates. Less coverage. And -- for many customers -- no other alternatives. That's my motto for Citizens Property Insurance. The state-run insurer of last resort is now the windstorm insurer of only resort for many South Floridians -- myself......
  • Did you get insurance 'takeout' letter? Let me know

     
    A Thursday smorgasbord: --After writing about Citizens Property Insurance in yesterday's blog, what shows up in my mailbox but one of those letters from a "takeout" private company, Homeowners Choice, saying that they were set to take over my policy.........
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Presidential and Senate debates, Jeb and Citizens

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday to you all. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * Factcheck.org breaks down last night's presidential debate. * The Sun-Sentinel reports on the easing of Cuba travel restrictions and...
  • Ethics group, ex-insurance advocate blast Citizens

     
    TALLAHASSEE — An ethics watchdog group and the former state insurance consumer advocate Monday sent Gov. Rick Scott a public letter asking him to take a closer look at Citizens' Property Insurance and its decision to shutter the office that...
  • Some in the Central Florida delegation gain power, and others lose it, as Weatherford makes committee assignments

     
    House Speaker Will Weatherford unveiled committee assignments yesterday for the 120-member House of Representatives. Here’s a look at how Central Florida’s delegation fared. – With Chris Dorworth tossed out of the House by voters, the...
  • Scott wants to know why Citizens fired auditors probing senior officials at the company

     
    Last week, The Miami Herald/Tampa Bay Times reported that a report for the audit committee of Citizens Property Insurance found that four recently dismissed auditors were investigating senior officials at the state-owned insurer.  Before they were fired,...
  • Citizens sells $250 million in CAT bonds

    Citizens sells $250 million in CAT bonds
    Citizens Property Insurance Corp. sold $250 million in three-year catastrophe (CAT) bonds, which transfer to private investors a portion of the state-backed insurer’s storm-related financial risk, the company announced Friday. The second...
  • Sound off on Citizens rate hike

    Sound off on Citizens rate hike
    Regulators have approved an average 10.8 percent average statewide rate hike for Citizens Property Insurance Corp. This, of course, follows, recent moves by Citizens to reduce coverage and remove discounts that resulted in premium increases for many...
  • Citizens launches True Cost Calculator

    Citizens launches True Cost Calculator
    You may think you know how much your homeowners insurance costs you. State-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. announced Monday it has launched a new web-based tool to help you know for sure.  Citizens said it created its True Cost Calculator so...
  • Florida's sinkhole shakedown: Insurers' new pitfall

    Florida's sinkhole shakedown: Insurers' new pitfall
    We can't catch a break. If the wind isn't howling from hurricanes, the ground must be collapsing from sinkholes. Hence, the latest insurance crisis in Florida, where homeowners, public adjusters and attorneys are clamoring for settlement checks for...
  • Sinkhole Alley folks apoplectic at Citizens' rate hikes; what did they expect?

    Sinkhole Alley folks apoplectic at Citizens' rate hikes; what did they expect?
    Tell those danged politicians to take their hands off our gubberment property insurance! That's the hue and cry coming from Sinkhole Alley, where homeowners are getting a firsthand taste of Florida's free-market insurance reforms. They stormed a...