However, the firm's household underwriting consultant Alison King said that landlords legally would not be able to do that.
She added that some people may also be a bit scared of taking out cover, but added they had no reason to be.
"There's so many direct ways to do it. You can log onto a website and do it in a few minutes and there really should be no excuse," she explained.
Recent research by Zurich Insurance claimed that people living in rented property in the UK are "gambling" £8 billion of personal possessions by not protecting themselves against bad weather or crime.
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