"We are so grateful that a consumer-focused organization like UP – completely independent of the insurance industry – is there to help families and individuals, homeowners and renters alike, navigate the confusing claims process after a disaster, and to help them before a crisis as well."
Clearing wildfire debris is the responsibility of each individual property owner. Help is available to get the work done safely, completely and legally. For your and your neighbor's protection, wildfire debris must be removed from your property and disposed of properly. Items such as retaining walls and foundations that appear intact should be evaluated and tested by a qualified professional. The extreme heat generated by wildfires generally destroys the structural integrity of these items and though they may appear re-usable, they may not be.
Workshop Topic: Navigating the "Dwelling" portion of your claim
United Policyholders is hosting its second Roadmap to Recovery workshop in Santa Rosa for North Bay wildfire survivors in partnership with Jewish Family and Children's Services. The workshop will start at 6PM and will be right down the street from the Local Assistance Center at 547 Mendocino Ave. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Rosa.
This workshop will cover navigating the "Dwelling" portion of your claim. There will be a Q&A...Read More