Florida Homeowners Reinsurance Conference Call

According to Credit Suisse, homeowners’ insurers in Florida rely heavily on $29 billion of cheap reinsurance provided by the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (FHCF).  However, given its funding status, it is expected that the FHCF would have a deficit of more that $18 billion in the event of a large hurricane.  Without a secure funding source for FHCF’s deficit, primary homeowners’ insurers would likely have to purchase reinsurance from the private reinsurance marketplace or face a potential ratings downgrade from ratings agencies.

Since the fall of 1996, Demotech has reviewed and assigned Financial Stability Ratings® to virtually all of the start-up Property and Casualty insurance companies writing property insurance in Florida.  This effort facilitated the depopulation of the Florida Residential Property Casualty Joint Underwriting Association and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation.

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