TDI Approves New Rates for Texas Fair Plan Association

On April 22, 2021, the Texas Department of Insurance approved rate changes for the Texas FAIR Plan Association’s (TFPA) Homeowners, Dwelling, Condominium, and Tenant coverage forms. The rate changes will apply to new and renewal business beginning August 1, 2021.

The rate changes vary by region and are used to determine the premium for each individual policy. Please review the table below for the different percentages per region.

2020 Rate Changes

Region Territory Homeowners Dwelling Tenant Condominium
Fire EC
Central North - Greater Dallas/Ft. Worth 2, 3, 4 10.0% 6.8% 10.0% 10.0% 10.0%
Central North - Remainder 16C, 16S, 17, 19C 10.0% 6.8% 10.0% 10.0% 10.0%
Central South 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15C 10.0% 6.8% 10.0% 3.0% 10.0%
North/Northwest 15N, 16N, 18, 19N, 20 10.0% 6.8% 10.0% 4.6% 10.0%
Seacoast - Tier 1 8, 9, 10 10.0% 6.8% -10.0% 10.0% 4.1%
Seacoast - Tier 2 1, 11 9.5% 6.8% 10.0% 10.0% 10.0%
Statewide Average All 9.6% 6.8% 9.5% 9.5% 9.2%

 
Texas Insurance Code Chapter 2211 requires that the Texas FAIR Plan Association set rates in an amount sufficient to carry all claims to maturity and to meet all expenses incurred in the writing and servicing of the business. The TFPA Governing Committee analyzed and considered the 2020 actuarial analysis for TFPA before submitting the filing for approval by the Commissioner of Insurance on January 22, 2021.