“We recommend (UP) to any other city or county whose residents have suffered catastrophic property losses. United Policyholders is a 501(c)(3) with subject matter expertise in insurance recovery and has been a valuable resource to our community.”
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Workshop for Partial Loss Survivors
United Policyholders is hosting its next Roadmap to Recovery workshop in Santa Rosa for North Bay partial loss wildfire survivors on Wednesday, January 17th. The workshop will start at 6PM at 547 Mendocino Ave. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Rosa.
This workshop will will cover issues specific to partial wildfire loss insurance claims. We will cover common insurance claim challenges related to smoke, charring, extreme heat remediation...Read More