Council tenants' home contents insurance scheme

We insure the structure of your home, but our cover doesn’t include what’s inside it (your furniture and your personal belongings).

Replacing the contents of your home could prove very expensive. By purchasing council tenants' home contents insurance your personal belongings will be insured against events including:

  • fire
  • theft
  • flooding/escape of water
  • accidental damage

We work with a major insurer to offer home contents insurance that can be paid in weekly or monthly instalments.

Unlike some insurance policies, there are no excesses so you will not have to pay anything in the event of a claim.

Download the council tenants' home contents insurance information document to review the important information about the cover (including premiums). You can also download a summary of the cover.

How to apply

You can complete the application form to apply, or you can contact us on 0114 293 0000.

Acceptance restrictions may apply for conviction and claims experience.

The policy is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Aviva Insurance Limited, Registered in Scotland Number 2116. Registered Office: Pitheavlis, Perth PH2 0NH. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Contact Council Housing Service

Housing and Neighbourhood Service
PO Box 5967
Sheffield
S2 9GH
0114 293 0000
Monday to Friday
8am to 5:30pm

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