Over the holidays, there were 2 large fires in Winnipeg’s west end and this reminded me of the need for renters to have tenant's insurance. A misconception for many renters is that the building insurance that the landlord has will cover any personal loss during a fire or other emergency. This is NOT TRUE. The insurance that the owner of the building has will not cover any personal belongings of the tenants.
Below I will outline the Top 4 reasons all tenants should have tenant insurance.
#1 Damages to personal belongings