LeaseRunner adds insurance to full suite of online services for hundreds of thousands of landlords and tenants
NEW YORK and DENVER, COLORADO—Feb. 21, 2019—Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced that it has been selected as the primary provider of renters insurance for LeaseRunner, a web-based application that offers tenant screening and online leasing services for the rental market. Designed for multifamily and single-family units, Assurant’s renters insurance will be available to landlords and tenants using LeaseRunner in over 8,000 zip codes across all 50 states.
Renters insurance is the most recent offering from LeaseRunner. Launched in 2011, it provides a full suite of online services to landlords including: rental listing ad management, rental applications, comprehensive tenant screening services, electronic lease agreements, and ACH rent collection, as well as reports and management tools.
“We are looking forward to our partnership with LeaseRunner, which will provide a better experience for both landlords and renters because of the ease-of-use enabled by their web-based design,” said Steve Hein, senior vice president of Multifamily Housing at Assurant. “It’s important for renters across the country to feel the peace of mind that comes from their homes and belongings being covered.”
The renters insurance product will be presented to landlords as they add new properties, as well as to residents during their lease application and payment process. This will allow for a seamless integration of rent and insurance administration through the LeaseRunner’s Tenant Payment CenterTM.
“Assurant’s expertise in working with and protecting small landlords will help us achieve our mission of making property management easy and convenient,” said Joe Buczkowski, founder and CEO of LeaseRunner. “As we continue to grow, it’s critical to have a partner of scale like Assurant who is dedicated to providing innovative products and an exceptional customer experience.”
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a global provider of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. A Fortune 500 company, Assurant focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets, and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection and related services; extended service contracts; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance and lender-placed homeowners insurance. Assurant has a market presence in 21 countries, while its Assurant Foundation works to support and improve communities. Learn more at assurant.com or on Twitter @AssurantNews.
LeaseRunner is a web-based application that allows landlords and property managers of residential properties of all sizes to process their leasing paperwork digitally. With paperless applications, background checks, leases, and rent collection, LeaseRunner provides ultimate convenience for landlords and tenants in all 50 states. It is based in El Paso County, CO. For more information, visit leaserunner.com.