Assurant Specialty Property companies are leading providers of lender-placed hazard insurance, collateral protection programs and related outsourcing services to the mortgage, manufactured housing and auto finance industries. Assurant’s companies develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty property and personal lines of insurance through collaborative relationships with leading home mortgage companies, manufactured home builders and dealers, auto finance companies, property management companies and managing general agents. Assurant Specialty Property companies are aligned with leaders in every market they serve, including strong, long-term relationships with six of the ten largest mortgage lenders and servicers (based on servicing volume) and three of the six largest manufactured housing builders (based on number of homes built).
Assurant’s businesses provide a unique variety of products and services that assure opportunity, security and peace of mind for their customers. Assurant believes in a proactive approach to customer service and outreach, delivering superior value through innovative and differentiated solutions that advance and secure the lives of their customers.
Financial Strength Rating
Through financial strength ratings, independent ratings organizations continually review the financial positions of insurers' legal insurance subsidiaries. Insurance companies are assigned financial strength ratings by independent rating agencies based upon factors relevant to policyholders. As of November 2009 Assurant's financial strength ratings are as follows: A. M. Best: A or A- (“Excellent”), S&P: A- (“Strong”), Moody's: A2 (third highest of nine ratings categories).
Assurant endeavors to integrate environmental considerations into all aspects of their business wherever feasible. They research best practices and explore the possibility of partnerships with other companies, environmental organizations, and local communities, all with the intent of strengthening their environmental stewardship. Assurant requires that their paper suppliers have made a commitment to responsible forestry practices and avoid paper from sources that are known to log unsustainably or illegally managed forests.
Assurant is dedicated to reducing environmental impact by introducing energy saving measures at all their facilities. By taking steps such as supporting recycling programs, implementing power management policies, sponsoring car pool programs, and educating our employees they strive to make a real environmental impact at all of our locations.