Company Descriptions

Housing Authority Risk Retention Group, Inc. (HARRG)

HARRG provides liability insurance to public housing authorities. Available coverages include general liability, public officials’ errors and omissions, employment practices, law enforcement, lead-based paint, employee benefit, auto, hired and non-owned auto, mold, and terrorism. HARRG is owned by the members it insures. HARRG is a nonprofit, tax-exempt captive mutual risk retention group, operating under the Federal Risk Retention Act, licensed and domiciled in Vermont. HARRG began operation on June 1, 1987, and was incorporated on March 20, 1987.

Housing Authority Property Insurance, A Mutual Company (HAPI)

HAPI is a licensed insurer and reinsurer providing commercial property and liability insurance coverage to public housing authorities. Available coverages include property, inland marine, equipment breakdown, auto liability, physical damage, fidelity, crime, liability, and terrorism. HAPI is owned by the members it insures. HAPI is a traditional mutual insurer domiciled and licensed in Vermont. HAPI is licensed in 48 states and the District of Columbia. HAPI began operation on August 1, 1988, as a mutual association captive. HAPI converted its charter in 2003 to a nonprofit, tax exempt, traditional mutual insurer and issues policies on a direct basis. HAPI was incorporated in Vermont on March 20, 1987.

Housing Enterprise Insurance Company, Inc. (HEIC)

HEIC is a licensed insurer providing commercial insurance and risk management programs to affordable housing providers. Available coverages include property, liability, inland marine, hired and non-owned auto, equipment breakdown, and terrorism. HEIC is licensed in 48 states and the District of Columbia. The company is jointly owned by HARRG and HAPI as a subsidiary. HEIC began operation in August, 2001, and converted its charter to a for-profit, admitted licensed stock insurer domiciled in Vermont on December 31, 2007. HEIC was originally formed as a sponsored captive insurer, Housing Enterprise Risk Services, Inc. (HERS), which was incorporated in Vermont on August 20, 2000.

Housing Specialty Insurance Company, Inc. (HSIC)

HSIC is an Excess and Surplus Lines insurer which provides a non-traditional insurance program to public and affordable housing providers throughout the United States. The company is jointly owned by HARRG and HAPI as a subsidiary. HSIC is a for-profit, property and casualty stock insurer domiciled in Vermont on January 15, 2014. HSIC was incorporated in Vermont on December 9, 2013.

Housing Insurance Services, Inc. (HIS)

HIS provides agent and broker services to public and affordable housing providers and their agents to procure insurance products. HIS is licensed as an agency, broker, or surplus lines broker in various states. HIS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HIG. HIS is a for- profit corporation incorporated in Connecticut on February 14, 1991.

Housing Authority Insurance, Inc. (HAI)

HAI sponsors programs for its membership, including insurance and risk management programs, scholarship and internship programs, and charitable activities. HAI advocates and supports legislative and regulatory issues that help to improve the public and affordable housing industries. HAI is a non- profit association incorporated in 1987.

Housing Telecommunications, Inc. (HTI)

HTI is responsible for delivering training and education programs via the Internet. HTI began operations on December 28, 1995, and originally delivered services via satellite broadcast and converted to web-streaming technology. HTI is a nonprofit organization incorporated in Connecticut in September 1993.

Housing Investment Group, Inc. (HIG)

HIG is responsible for investing in opportunities that further the missions of HARRG and HAPI. HIG is a downstream, for-profit business serving as an investment holding company owned jointly by HARRG and HAPI. HIG owns three taxable subsidiaries, HAGL, HIS, and HSS. The financials of for-profit ventures have been consolidated since January 1, 1996. HIG was incorporated in Delaware in June 1995.

Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC)

Our Research Center strives to be the nexus for current data and research on public and affordable housing. The research is used to support the efforts of affordable housing stakeholders and to enhance the quality of life for low income families. PAHRC collects primary data from the industry and compiles data from a variety of secondary data sources. PAHRC generates industry-specific reports and frequently works in partnership with industry groups in support of its stakeholders. PAHRC is a nonprofit organization incorporated in Connecticut in March 2011.

Housing Systems Solutions, Inc. (HSS)

The mission of HSS is to improve public and affordable housing providers’ ability to meet the needs of their clients and communities through actionable insight and more efficient operations. The company provides business software and consulting solutions to public housing authorities and other affordable housing providers. HSS is a for-profit corporation, wholly owned by HIG, incorporated in Connecticut in April 2011.

Innovative Housing Insurance Company, Inc. (IHIC)

Innovative Housing Insurance Company, Inc. (IHIC) is a captive insurance company owned by Housing Authority Risk Retention Group, Inc. (HARRG). It engages in the business of insuring and reinsuring various types of risks. IHIC is licensed and domiciled in Vermont. IHIC began operation on November 1, 2015 and was incorporated in July 2015.

Housing Alliance Group, LLC (HAGL)

Housing Alliance Group, LLC (HAGL) engages in the business of assisting public housing authorities and their affiliates by sponsoring and participating in the transformation of their housing portfolio. HAGL is a limited liability company whose sole member is HIG, Inc. and it is incorporated and domiciled in Vermont. HAGL began operation on November 1, 2015 and was incorporated in July 2015.