Tag: homeowners

Guest AuthorOctober 11, 2017

In an effort to stifle competition from short-term rentals and maintain their ability to price gouge consumers during compression periods, the hotel lobby is pressuring government officials in states like Florida to implement regulations that would severely restrict or ban homeowners from welcoming visitors into their private residence. A recent piece penned by the hotel […]

Gary FineoutJune 20, 2017

Florida’s state-created property insurer, contending that it is dealing with a flood of suspicious water-related claims and lawsuits, is asking state regulators to raise rates for thousands of homeowners next year, including those in the most heavily-populated areas. The board that oversees Citizens Property Insurance voted unanimously Tuesday to raise homeowner rates an average 5.3 […]

Melissa RossSeptember 28, 2015

In an email to constituents, Democratic Sen. Audrey Gibson of Jacksonville says she’s filed a renters protection bill. SB 342 would require a residential agreement to advise that if renters insurance is not required, the renter’s personal belongings will not be covered in the event of damage to their domicile unless they acquire renters insurance. “I am […]


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