Home Contents Insurance
Make sure you are covered for the unexpected by taking out Home Contents Insurance.
We insure all of our properties but this only covers the building, fixtures and fittings, glass in windows and external doors and fixed sanitary ware. It’s your responsibility to organise Home Contents Insurance which covers furniture, floor coverings, internal decoration and personal belongings from fire, flooding and theft.
Insure the contents of your home at an affordable rate
You can make sure that you are covered for the unexpected by insuring the contents of your home at an affordable rate. As a tenant of OTHA, you can take out home contents insurance with Thistle Tenants Risk to cover items such as furniture, floor coverings, internal decoration and personal belongings.
How much does it cost?
The premiums start from £1.44 fortnightly (for tenants aged under 55) for a £9,000 sum insured and £1.11 fortnightly (for tenants aged 55 and over) for a £6,000 sum insured.
You can also take out extended accidental damage and optional extensions to cover personal possessions (in and out of the home) wheelchairs/mobility scooters, hearing aids and buildings cover for sheds, garages and greenhouses.
There is no obligation for you to take arrange your insurance through this scheme. Although OTHA tries to promote the best available services for our tenants, it is advisable to check with other companies to make sure that you are getting the best deal. You can get details of other providers on comparison site such as Uswitch or The Energy Shop.
How do I apply?
You can apply for cover by calling Thistle Tenant Risks on 0345 450 7286 or visiting their website where you can request further information or ask for a member of the Thistle Tenant Risks Team to call you back.
Terms and conditions limits and exclusions apply to all covers. A copy of the policy wording is available on request.
Thistle Tenant Risks a trading style of Thistle Insurance Services Limited. Thistle Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Lloyd’s Broker. Registered in England under No. 00338645. Registered Office: The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AW.