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Homeowners' Insurance: In the News

Insurers Facing Greater Scrutiny (The Wall Street Journal)

New York's top financial regulator is expanding an investigation of insurers that force homeowners policies on borrowers after turning up evidence that consumers were charged too much, according to people familiar with the situation. Read More

Big Banks Face Inquiry Over Home Insurance (The New York Times)

A New York State financial services agency is investigating several large banks to see whether they fraudulently steered homeowners into overpriced insurance policies. Read More

Report Finds That Communities of Color in NYS May Have Inadequate Access to Homeowner's Insurance

Analysis by Empire Justice Center suggests that minority communities and neighborhoods with high vacancy rates have higher concentrations of “insurance of last resort.” Read More