Insurance

What is Loss of Use?

Loss of Use

[los / uhv / yoos]

noun

1.

Loss of Use coverage can help if a policyholder loses the use of their home because of a covered event. For example, if dining out becomes necessary due to an unusable kitchen, Loss of Use coverage typically means the “difference” from normal expenditures will be covered.

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