Assurant, a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases, today announced that it has partnered with manufactured housing lending disruptor Zippy, making it the preferred insurance provider offered on the Zippy platform.
Zippy’s digital loan platform, which launched in 2022, combines the power of technology and intuitive online design with banking best practices and unparalleled customer service to close loans in as little as five days. Assurant’s expedited quote process and systems integration capabilities make it a natural selection to be offered to buyers financing the purchase of a new or preowned manufactured home through the Zippy platform.
Through Zippy’s first-to-market full-stack digital lending platform, the company is providing an innovative solution for manufactured housing community operators and providing a modern and accessible experience for home buyers. Through innovative API connectivity, Assurant will offer its manufactured housing insurance product during the financing process to simplify the process and ensure that homeowners who purchase Assurant’s manufactured housing insurance are protected from many of life’s unfortunate events.
“We have a history of innovation at Assurant, it’s in our DNA,” said Dina Olsen, Assurant’s Senior Vice President of Manufactured Housing.
“Partnering with brands like Zippy, who share our forward thinking mindset, and are eager to push the industry forward, are important to our growth goals and helping homeowners protect their homes.”
“We’re excited about our partnership with Assurant because they were quick to understand our vision for improving the borrower experience for manufactured home loans, including the speed of closings by leveraging technology,” said Ben Halliday, CEO & Co-founder at Zippy. “Assurant’s history of innovation and customer experience focus are why we are proud to be their partner. Assurant and Zippy share the vision that manufactured housing will solve affordable housing prices and believe there is so much room for expanding the manufactured housing industry as a whole.”