Long-term warranty
and insurance for
Build to Rent

Market-leading and bespoke warranty and insurance

Protect your assets into the future

We are the UK’s leading provider of warranty and insurance for new homes, with over 1.4 million homes currently under cover. We understand the needs and demands of the Build to Rent sector, recognising the long-term nature of retaining assets. And, as a direct insurer, we underwrite our own policies, with a dedicated underwriting team on hand to discuss your bespoke requirements, working with you to provide the cover you need, when you need it. Therefore we are a partner in identifying and mitigating design and construction risk from the outset of a development working to ensure a design life of at least sixty years and providing warranty and insurance.

We’ve been consistently raising standards in construction for over 80 years, empowering the industry to provide the best high quality homes for customers. The NHBC name is known and trusted by investors, funders and consumers alike. 

Policy features include:

  • no excesses to pay on claims (minimum claim value applies)
  • 2-year Builder Warranty Period
  • option to extend cover to 12 years
  • high limits in excess of £25 million 
  • loss of rent cover and alternative acccommodation


  • policy transfer in the event of sale
  • policy options for mixed-use developments
  • contaminated land cover
  • dedicated customer relationship team throughout the build process.
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The benefits of partnering with NHBC

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NHBC's long-term warranty product and breadth of services have evolved to meet the changing needs of the Build to Rent sector.

Additional services

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Land quality service

Our geotechnical and geo-environmental specialists de-risk land acquisition and ensure the site is suitable for residential development.

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Training and qualifications

Help maintain high standards throughout the design and construction process with NVQs, apprenticeships and accredited training.

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Data and insights services

A wealth of data from the million-plus inspections we carry out each year, appended with claims data to support the identification and resolution of construction quality issues.

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