The Future of Printed Quotes

Attention agents: Thank you to everyone who completed our survey about printed quotes. Your feedback will help guide how we design a quote summary document for the New Agent Portal. Survey Results 315 […]

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Adjusted Building Cost Endorsement: Inflation Impacts TWIA Policies Effective September 15

Updated August 8, 2022: View frequently asked questions about TWIA premiums and the Adjusted Building Cost Endorsement. Attention agents: Starting September 15, policyholders renewing their residential TWIA policies will see substantial coverage […]

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TWIA Committee Continues Work on Legislative Recommendations Report to Board

The TWIA Board’s Legislative & External Affairs Committee met on June 24 to continue planning legislative recommendations to the Board of Directors for the Association’s Biennial Report to the Texas Legislature. The […]

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Timeline for TWIA’s Annual Rate Filing Consideration

Essential Information: TWIA is required to submit a rate filing to the Texas Department of Insurance by August 15 each year. All rate increases are subject to review and approval by the […]

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Public Invited to Comment as TWIA Committee Meets to Develop Report to Texas Legislature

Essential Meeting Information: TWIA's Legislative & External Affairs Committee will meet on Friday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. CT. Access the meeting agenda and materials on TWIA’s website. To make public comment, […]

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Training on Renewals in the New Agent Portal

Attention agents: From June 20-23, we will host training webinars about the renewal process in the New Agent Portal. Space is limited - register today to save your spot. Starting July 18, […]

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Renewals in the New Agent Portal

Attention agents: Starting July 18, 2022, you will need to work all renewals in the New Agent Portal. While most of the process will be the same as in the Old Agent […]

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TWIA Issues 2022 Annual Report and Catastrophe Incident Response Plan

Texas Insurance Code Section 2210.107(c) requires TWIA to produce an Annual Report to the Texas Legislature detailing the extent to which the Association and the Board of Directors have met the requirements […]

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Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Ready?

Make sure you are ready to recover after a hurricane hits the coast. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts […]

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Mortgagee Escrow Payments in the New Agent Portal

Attention agents: We hear that you need the flexibility to make online payments on behalf of your clients when signing them up for mortgagee escrow in the New Agent Portal. For new […]

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Agents, How Do You Use Printed Quotes?

Attention agents: How do you use printed quotes? How do you want to use them? Or for them to look? Fill out this brief survey to let us know. Click Here to […]

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TWIA Board Finalizes Financial Preparations for 2022 Hurricane Season

The TWIA Board of Directors met on May 17 for their second quarterly meeting of 2022. The Board approved a $500 million line of credit to enhance the Association's liquidity if a […]

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Public Invited to Comment as TWIA Board Meets in Austin on May 17

Essential Meeting Information: TWIA’s Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. CT at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 208 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 77554. Access the […]

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MSB in the New Agent Portal

TWIA uses an industry-standard tool, commonly called MSB (short for Marshall Swift/Boeckh), to calculate replacement cost estimates in both the Old and New Agent Portals. Although the tool is the same, the […]

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Printing Quotes in the New Agent Portal

Attention agents: You may already know that the New Agent Portal does not include the Old Agent Portal’s way of printing a quote. That is because the old way produced inconsistent results. […]

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TWIA Committee Meets to Plan Report to Texas Legislature

The TWIA Board’s Legislative & External Affairs Committee met on April 27 to plan the Association’s Biennial Report to the Texas Legislature. The Committee directed staff to solicit additional input on TWIA […]

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TWIA General Manager to Retire at the End of 2022

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association General Manager John Polak will retire at the end of 2022 after 11 years of leading the wind and hail insurer of last resort for the Texas coast. […]

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TWIA Issues Requests for Proposal for Office Build Out Project Services

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is requesting proposals from qualified respondents for project management services related to the construction and/or development of office space. Qualified respondents should submit proposals in accordance with […]

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Register Today: Town Halls, 4/26 & 4/28

Attention agents: After working in the New Agent Portal for a week, you may have questions for us. To help answer them, you’re invited to attend a TWIA town hall. New Agent […]

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Welcome to the New Agent Portal

Attention Agents: TWIA’s New Agent Portal is here! All new business must now be submitted through the New Agent Portal. Want an overview of how to work in the new portal? Check […]

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