Hoarders have another reason to get help: Being a hoarder could hinder the ability to
get or keep homeowner’s insurance.
The potential pitfalls in the homes of hoarders
— people who can’t stop acquiring items and have a hard time
getting rid of their belongings — include fire and injury. As a result,
hoarders are at a higher risk in the eyes of a home insurer, says Loretta
Worters, vice president of the Insurance Information Institute
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