Broker in bid to fill rent protection gap

Broker B Portwood has teamed up with DMS Security Plans to launch a rent protection cover policy.

According to the broker, the scheme will be aimed at tenants of buy-to-let properties who wish to safeguard their rent and monthly expenditure against accident, sickness and redundancy.

John Portwood, company director of B Portwood, said: "At the moment, there are plenty of policies designed for mortgage payment protection insurance (MPPI), however, if you are not a home owner and are renting a pr