Is it illegal to have no house insurance?


(Canada)

I currently own and house with my common law partner, he cancelled the house insurance, is it illegal not to have insurance on the house?


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Not that I know of. Certainly not in Ontario. A mortgage company can insist on it to protect their interests. But if there is no mortgage and someone is willing to take the chance of losing a big investment, that's their choice.

Maybe you and your partner can consider having a very high deductible to save money. Like $5000 or even $10,000.

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Keep in mind that insurance licensing, legislation, and policies often vary by province and most certainly by country. Canada Insurance Source is a free information source. So use this site to gain a general understanding of insurance with your own area and situation in mind.  Make sure you review the "please read" page. Always speak with a licensed insurance professional about your specific situation.

Always speak with a licensed insurance representative about your specific situation.

This site is general in nature and there may be errors or ommissions

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