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Minnesota Homeowners Report Surge in Insurance Complaints

March 22, 2024

Minnesota homeowners insurance complaints rose 108% from 2020 to 2023, with of those complaints from homeowners concerned their claims were denied or they faced high out-of-pocket costs after damage from wind and hail.

The Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) shared that homeowners reported 1,185 complaints in 2023, up from 569 in 2020.

DOC said some insurance carriers now have exclusions that narrow coverage or require significantly higher deductibles for wind and hail damage, and homeowners are not aware of the changes to their policy until after they file a claim.

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