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Rate and Form Changes

septiembre 30, 2019

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) approved changes to Citizens’ rates and forms. These changes reflect the projected savings due to the assignment of benefits reform announced June 19, 2019. The new rates apply to new and renewing personal residential policies with effective dates on or after December 1, 2019. The changes are outlined below.
 
Rate Changes
The rate changes vary by line, product type and territory. Individual rate changes are subject to a 10% cap, excluding coverage changes, mitigation adjustments, rate changes for Sinkhole Loss coverage, assessments and surcharges, and a required rapid cash build-up provision for the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund, if applicable. 

 

Personal Residential Multiperil (PR-M) Policy Types Overall Change
Homeowners 3 – Special Form (CIT HO-3) 2.2*
Homeowners 4 – Contents Broad Form (CIT HO-4) -9.1
Homeowners 6 – Unit-Owners Form (CIT HO-6) 8.2
Dwelling Property 1 – Basic Form (CIT DP-1) and 
Dwelling Property 3 – Special Form (CIT DP-3)

8.4*

Mobile Homeowners 3 – Special Form (CIT MHO-3) 0.8
Mobilehome Dwelling Property 1 – Basic Form (CIT MDP-1) 8.0
* Monroe County rates are frozen for HO-3, DP-1 and DP-3 risks.  

 

Personal Residential Wind-Only (PR-W) Policy Types Overall Change
Homeowners 2 – Wind-Only Form (HW-2) 6.8*
Homeowners 4 – Contents Wind-Only Form (HW-4) 5.9
Homeowners 6 – Unit-Owners Wind-Only Form (HW-6) 8.4
Dwelling Property 2 – Wind-Only Form (DW-2) 5.5*
Mobile Homeowners 2 – Wind-Only Form (MW-2) 9.8
Mobile Home Dwelling Property 1 – Wind-Only Form (MD-1) 9.6
* Monroe County rates are frozen for HW-2 and DW-2 risks.   


Form Changes
All Declarations have been updated to include Citizens’ suite number and nine-digit ZIP code.

Website Changes
For more information about rates, log in to the Agents site, go to the Personal section, and click on PR-M or PR-W on the left side of the page. 
 
  • The Rate Changes by Territory chart is in the Spotlight section on the right side of the page.
  • Each policy form has a rating steps and factors manual, accessible from the Manuals section on the right side of the page.




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