January 25, 2018

A Minnesota federal judge recently issued an order that has big potential implications for Minnesota homeowners who had part of their claim denied by a "matching" exclusion in their insurance policy.  American Family...

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January 25, 2018

 

Our Roadmap to Recovery program has been activated for the Thomas and Lilac fires. 

Please follow the links below for specific information and workshop schedules for each fire.

 


Thomas Fire

Lilac Fire
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January 23, 2018

 

Last night in Ventura, California, UP oriented and empowered a room full of 200 people whose homes were destroyed in the Thomas wildfire.  Bringing the combination of seasoned empathy and technical/legal expertise that makes UP's Roadmap to Recovery program a unique and valuable source of disaster recovery support, Sue Piper led the audience through first steps and strategies for navigating the road to recovering from their...

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January 22, 2018

 

United Policyholders hosted a Roadmap to Recovery Insurance Orientation workshop for Thomas Fire Survivors in Ventura on Monday, January 22nd from 6-8pm.  The workshop was led by 1991 Oakland/Berkeley firestorm survivor and UP Board Chair Sue Piper at the Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room at 800 S Victoria Street in Ventura.  Thank you City of Ventura and FEMA for participating in providing information and guidance to the audience of over 200 wildfire-impacted people.

There was a Q&A session after the workshop and copies of the Disaster...

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January 22, 2018

Helping homeowners pay to retrofit their homes is a good investment for all.  We hope all California homeowners will take a moment and see if they qualify for the Earthquake Brace + Bolt program to recieve $3,000 to seismically retrofit their home.  The deadline to apply is February 15th.

About the Program: Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB), funded by the CEA, and managed with the help of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, was developed to help homeowners lessen the potential for damage to...

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