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Ryan E. Moorhart • 29 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
Insurance industry terms can be confusing. It also doesn’t help when the words are so similar. Don’t take it personally. Even landlords can confuse the terms and end up asking their tenants for the wrong information. Leading our support team, I see various types of questions and confusions around insurance, and it's our duty to help bring clarity. Among the most common mixups we come across are members asking to include their landlord or property management company in their policy as a nam
Christopher Lotz • 10 Jun 2021 • 6 min read
The regulation of insurance companies is vital for consumer protection. Read on to learn about how it works and how Goodcover can offer low prices
Christopher Lotz • 29 Oct 2020 • 3 min read
Goodcover's Series A Funding: Accelerating Affordable Renters Insurance Offering in California and Beyond
At Goodcover, our mission is to elevate financial peace of mind with affordable and effective insurance for all. We launched [https://www.goodcover.com/blog/announcing-goodcover-renters-insurance/] earlier this year with our first product, modern renters insurance. Today we’re announcing funding that will accelerate delivering on that mission. Our $7.5M Series A financing is led by Goodwater Capital, with participation from Fuel Capital, Broadhaven Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Liquid 2, a
Team Goodcover • 31 Aug 2020 • 2 min read
This pandemic has impacted everyone, but unlike for homeowners, the help available for renters has been limited and scattered. To help tenants find information during this time, we’ve created a resource page for renters [https://www.goodcover.com/rent-relief-resources/california/] to help them find organizations supporting renters and their rights. Most frequent questions are coming around evictions, a last resort dispute between a landlord and a tenant that can lead to dire circumstances. To
Christopher Lotz • 6 Aug 2020 • 6 min read
Black neighborhoods pay 20% more in renters insurance. With the recent Black Lives Matter protests much of society has been re-examining explicit and implicit sources of discrimination against Black people in America. What are the conscious and unconscious ways our society and economy harm Black citizens? Housing and its associated cost has historically played a critical role in institutionalizing racism and segregation. Even insurance companies have historically discriminated against Black pe
Christopher Lotz • 12 May 2020 • 5 min read
Coronavirus and crime trends, a look at the impact COVID19 and stay-at-home order is having in San Francisco.
Dan Di Spaltro • 17 Apr 2020 • 2 min read
Landlords have begun requiring tenants to buy renter's insurance, we go into the details on the rationale behind that. They are after one specific protection...
Team Goodcover • 31 Mar 2020 • 5 min read
If you’ve had to move because of the COVID-19 crisis, you might be asking the status of your insurance: is my stuff still covered? Do I need to update my insurer? Is my insurance going to get cancelled? We’ve been fielding these questions from our Members as colleges and universities have shut campuses, people have moved home to be with family, and some such as nurses and EMTs have temporarily moved to be closer to their life-saving work. (PS If you are a medical responder, we’d love to pay the
Christopher Lotz • 27 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
Goodcover is offering Nurses, Doctors, and other medical responders free renters insurance for the rest of 2020.
Goodcover is a modern, fair, cooperative renters insurance starting at $5/mo.
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