PUBLIC HOUSING NOTICE:  2007-11
 
M E M O R A N D U M
 
TO:             All Executive Directors
FROM:            Wayde Porrovecchio, Housing Finance Manager, DHCD
                        Robert Carreiro, Risk Management Specialist, DHCD
SUBJECT:       Blanket Property, Crime and Boiler & Machinery Insurance
                        Massachusetts State-Aided Housing Programs
                        Policy Period – 11/17/07 to 11/17/08
DATE:             November 18, 2007
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            DHCD has just completed a renewal for Blanket Property, Boiler & Machinery and Crime Insurance for local housing authorities, state-aided housing programs for the coming coverage period beginning 11/17/07 through 11/17/08. The result of that process was the renewal of insurance coverage with Sullivan Group (SG) as broker.  There will be many layers of Property insurance:  Lexington Insurance is the primary carrier for property and crime.  Chubb Steam Boiler and Machinery continues to be  the insurer for Boiler & Machinery Coverage.
 
            The new rate for LHAs will be the same rate that was charged for last year’s premiums… $97.62 per unit.
 
            Your invoice for coverage will be sent by the Sullivan Group.  The rate is set at $97.62 per unit according to DHCD’s records of number of state-aided units at your LHA (not including MRVP) as of December 31, 2001.  If there is a problem with the number of units indicated on your bill, pay the premium and call Bob Carreiro at 617-573-1229 to resolve the issue.
 
            You must pay your bill WITHIN 10 DAYS directly to Sullivan Group.


 
            The following is the contact person at Sullivan Group for making a claim:
 
Beth Grenier
Sullivan Group
One Chestnut Place
Worcester, MA   01608-2804
1-508-471-9022
 
                If you have any other questions about the policy, procedures, coverage or billing, please call Bob Carreiro.
 
 
Cc: William Sullivan
       Beth Grenier
       Amy Schectman
       Carole E. Collins       Wa