Connecticut Renters Insurance

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This Isn't Just Your Home

Whether you're renting an apartment in Hartford or a family home in Danbury, you need to protect your stuff. Finding the money to replace that brand new mountain bike or your laptop after an unforeseen event can be tough. That's where NJM comes in, with a competitively priced renters insurance policy that caters to your needs.

Who Needs Renters Insurance?

Renters insurance is not required by law in Connecticut, but your landlord's insurance won't cover your stuff. That means you need coverage for your belongings and injuries suffered by guests in your unit. An NJM Renters Insurance policy insures your personal property and personal liability.

Average payout of a renters insurance claim: $1,535§

Burst Pipe
Sudden discharge from a burst pipe
$1,255§
Broken Lock
Burglary or theft
$943§
Diamond Ring
Lost property*
$1,564§

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Save with Discounts

You deserve some bonuses for joining the NJM family. Check out some of our available discounts:

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Auto + Renters Bundle Discount

If you already have an NJM Auto policy, adding renters insurance is easy and helps you save.

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Safe Home Discount

A smoke alarm does more than just offer another layer of protection for your home. We'll give you a discount for taking additional steps to protect your family.

65 Plus
Age 65 and Over Discount

You've collected a lot of memorabilia. Even if you're looking to downsize, you'll still need to protect those memories. Save on your renters policy with NJM.

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Nonsmoker Discount

Whether you've never smoked or you've recently quit, we'll reward you with a discount.

What Can Renters Insurance Cover?

A renters insurance policy can cover your personal property, personal liability, and medical payments to others. NJM will work with you to create a custom policy.

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Experience a fire?

No problem. We've got your back if you need to repair or replace your personal belongings.

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Friend injured while visiting your apartment?

We'll pay the medical bills up to your policy limit.

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Need a place to stay?

If damage from a covered loss requires you to vacate your apartment, we'll cover living expenses beyond your normal costs until you can return or find a new place.

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Renters Insurance Buyer's Guide

We've compiled a guide to help you research and apply for renters insurance in the Constitution State.

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For Renters policies effective 1/1/20 and later

Customize Your Policy

You may need additional coverage to fit your needs. Endorsements allow you to add coverage for valuable items like jewelry and family heirlooms, as well as coverage for credit card fraud or identity theft. Personalize your coverage for your unique needs.

Scheduled Personal Property

Provides broader protection for specific articles of jewelry, fur, and/or silverware.

Credit Card, Fund Transfer Card, Forgery, and Counterfeit Money Coverage

Increases your maximum NJM Renters policy coverage if you experience a loss due to fraudulent use of your credit card, a forged check, or counterfeit money.

Identity Fraud Expense Coverage

Covers expenses incurred as a result of identity fraud.

Personal Property Increased Special Limits of Liability

Increases coverage on certain categories of personal property that are subject to special limits, such as money, securities, jewelry, watches, furs, firearms, silverware, electronics, and computer equipment.

Learn more about your customization options by calling us at 1-800-232-6600.

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Convenience

Experience the convenience of accessing your policy online. Learn more.

Peace of Mind Reporting
Peace of Mind

NJM offers hassle-free claims reporting.

Why NJM?

There's more to insurance than coverages and deductibles. This is a service industry. For more than 100 years, NJM has been synonymous with its customer service. It's personal and real. We're available to answer your questions so don't hesitate to contact us. You may know NJM for providing homeowners insurance for decades. Now it's your turn to join the family and savor the peace of mind that comes with an NJM Renters policy.

§ Claim payout amounts based on the average payment issued for a New Jersey or Pennsylvania NJM Renters Insurance policy claim submitted in 2018.

* Coverage only applies to lost or misplaced items if they are named under the Scheduled Personal Property endorsement.

‡ The discount does not apply on New Jersey Re-Insurance Company auto policies. Discount applied at renewal only.

The information and descriptions of coverage on this site are general in nature. The coverage afforded for a particular loss depends on the specific facts and the terms, exclusions, and limits of the actual policy. Nothing on this site alters the terms or conditions of any policy; the policy controls coverage. Coverage options, limits, discounts, deductibles, and other features are subject to underwriting criteria, state availability, and effective dates. Coverage provided and underwritten by NJM Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, 301 Sullivan Way, W. Trenton, NJ 08628.