New York State
Insurance Department


ISSUED 6/27/2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NYPIUA BEGINS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR INSURANCE AND ISSUING RENEWALS

            The New York State Insurance Department today announced that the New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association (NYPIUA) has begun accepting application for insurance and issuing renewals. Provisions of the New York Insurance Law had sunset discontinuing the writing of new business and renewals after April 30, 2003. Governor George E. Pataki has signed into law legislation renewing NYPIUA’s authority until April 30, 2004.

             NYPIUA is a joint underwriting association created in 1968 under the laws of the state of New York to meet the basic insurance needs of the public. NYPIUA provides meaningful property insurance coverage to residents who have difficulty obtaining homeowners insurance or commercial property insurance in the voluntary market.

             For more information contact NYPIUA at (800) 522-3372 or www.nypiua.com. For your convenience, you can now make payments and submit applications using this web site.


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