Assurant, Inc. engages in the provision of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. It operates through following segments: Global Housing, Global Lifestyle, Global Preneed and Total Corporate and Other. The Global Housing segment provides lender-placed homeowners, manufactured housing and flood insurance; renters insurance and related products, also referred to as its multi-family housing business ; and field services, valuation services and other property risk management services, also referred to as its mortgage solutions business. The Global Lifestyle segment provides mobile device protection products and related services and extended service products and related services for consumer electronics and appliances, also referred to as its global connected living business; vehicle protection services; and credit insurance. The Global Preneed segment provides pre-funded funeral insurance and annuity products. The Corporate and Other segment includes corporate and other activities of the holding company, financing and interest expenses, net realized gains and losses on investments and interest income earned from short-term investments held. The company was founded on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.