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Whether you're renting a one-bedroom apartment in Iowa City or a charming home in Dubuque, it's important to protect your space and belongings against the unexpected. Your landlord's renters insurance policy may not cover everything. For protection against losses including theft, water backup damage, certain natural disasters and more, Nationwide has you covered. Our Iowa renters insurance policies are designed to safeguard you and your belongings so you can have protection against certain types of damages. You may even qualify for a renters insurance discount with Nationwide. Learn more about our Iowa renters insurance coverage and get a free quote in minutes.
Is renters insurance required in Iowa?
No, there is no federal law that requires tenants to carry renters insurance; however, some landlords may require proof of renters insurance as part of the lease agreement.
Iowa renters coverages and discounts
Renters insurance coverage
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Discounts on renters insurance rates
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Policy features that may meet the needs of Iowa renters
- Valuables Plus®1 insurance may cover items such as jewelry, watches, antiques and fine art in the event of covered losses, including theft.
- Medical payments renters insurance may cover others' medical expenses resulting from an accident on your property.
Nationwide agents throughout Iowa are ready to assist you
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What factors go into determining a renters insurance rate?
While the average cost of renters insurance varies based on a number of components, these are common factors that insurance companies use to assess risk and determine your renters insurance rate:
The location of the rental property includes state and ZIP code.
The type of coverage you choose and how much personal property and liability protection you want your policy to cover.
The amount of money you choose to pay out of pocket can affect your renters insurance premium.
Bundle insurance policies
Nationwide offers a variety of multi-policy discount options. Choosing to bundle auto and renters insurance from the same insurance provider can potentially lower your insurance premium.
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- Increase or decrease your deductible(s)
- Determine the home insurance coverage options that are right for your budget and situation. For instance, did you recently build a garage or gazebo you need covered? Have you installed a protective device that could qualify you for a discount? The On Your Side® Review is a great time to make these types of updates to your policy.
- Review our responsive home insurance claim policy
Nationwide coverage in Iowa
 Valuables Plus is an optional feature. Exclusions and limits apply. Details vary by state and policy language. Please consult your policy for the specifics of your selected coverages.
Insurance terms, definitions and explanations are intended for informational purposes only and do not in any way replace or modify the definitions and information contained in individual insurance contracts, policies or declaration pages, which are controlling. Such terms and availability may vary by state and exclusions may apply.