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Can landlords/property management require that a tenant have

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Can landlords/property management require that a tenant have renters insurance, and not rent to someone if the tenant does not want to buy renters insurance?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

Please tell me what state you are in.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm getting no response from you. Are you there?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Apparently, you are not legitimate!!!!!
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is VERY UNNERVING!!!!!!
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Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

My apologies. I was called away half way through my research and I will be back with your answer within ten minutes.

Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

Yes. The landlord may require you to have renters insurance as a condition of entering into a lease with you. The landlord can also set the requirement for the amount of insurance and who is to be named insured's., The landlord cannot direct you to a particular company though. It is up to you from whom you purchase it. Again, please accept my apologies for the delay, and I thank you for using Just Answer.

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