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Homeowners' Insurance: Policy Advocacy

NYRL Members Urge Federal Office to Implement Insurance Data Disclosure Regulation
NYRL members urge the new Federal Insurance Office to use its authority under Dodd-Frank to implement a national homeowners insurance data disclosure regulation to hold insurers accountable and help ensure that all communities have access to fair and affordable insurance products. Read More

Empire Justice Center Testimony on the New York State Department of Financial Services
Testimony at the Hearing on the Merger of the New York State Banking Department and the New York State Insurance Department into the New York State Department of Financial Services Read More

New Yorkers for Resonsible Lending: NYS Needs Public Data to Help Identify Discrimination in the Homeowners Insurance Market
Evidence shows that insurers that write homeowners policies in New York fail to adequately serve communities of color. New Yorkers living in communities of color pay more for inferior insurance products and are more often denied private market coverage than those living in predominantly white neighborhoods. Read More

GRCRC Testimony at Governor Paterson's Economic Security Cabinet
Comments focused on two areas that directly affect lower-income homeowners and indirectly impact lower-income and minority neighborhoods—the current foreclosure crisis and the lack of access to affordable, quality homeowners insurance. Read More

GRCRC Testimony at the Public Meeting of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Comments on the proposed acquisition of Countrywide Financial Corporation by the Bank of America Corporation. Read More