Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) Update

  • 11/5/2020 8:00 am

Although traditional facility use requests have slowed during 2020 due to the pandemic, cities and towns generally provide opportunities for the public to rent or utilize their space on a frequent basis. These requests range from a Girl Scouts meeting at the community center to an athletics association utilizing ball fields on a regular schedule. A best practice for managing risk in these types of requests includes having written facility use guidelines and, when appropriate, requiring liability coverage that names your organization as additional insured for liability created by the third party or tenant user.

For many years, the National League of Cities has offered a Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) that is accessible by third-party facility users through an online application. The URL to access this program has changed, and each PE Partners member covered by this program will be receiving updated instructions on how to access it.

TULIP is a General Liability Policy that protects the “tenant user” (third party) and the local government. The policy is written in the tenant user’s name and also insures the local government. Third-Party Property Damage is included in the policy, and Host Liquor Liability can be endorsed onto the policy.

If you have questions about this program or need updated information, please contact your member services team member.


Wayne Anderson Callie Westerfield Debbie Yeager
WAnderson@PEPartners.org CWesterfield@PEPartners.org DYeager@PEPartners.org
865.500.5596 615.371.6022