What’s behind the rise of uninsured homes in the US?
12 Jun 2024
What’s behind the rise of uninsured homes in the US?

Climate change is creating a home-insurance crisis in America, with minority and lower-income households more likely to be the worst affected. Understanding the impacts and where the pain is most felt will enable insurance firms and other organizations to help consumers navigate new risks.

Sharon Cornelisson

Sharon Cornelisson is the director of housing at the Consumer Federation of America. She has more than a decade’s experience as a housing researcher, with a special focus on affordability and racial equity in homeownership.

James Hickey

James Hickey is executive VP and head of personal lines at World Insurance. His previous company, Links Insurance Services, which he founded in 2009, was acquired by World Insurance Associates in 2019.

Sarah Drumm

Sarah Drumm is a freelance journalist covering small businesses, start-ups, and new consumer brands. She is a contributor to Canvas8 and published a report on the popularity of direct-to-consumer brand communities for Thingtesting.