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A contractor walks over debris from Hurricane Harvey Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Missouri City, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) issued several bulletins in the last several days encouraging insurers to be lenient with their insureds.

The TDI recommends suspending any vacancy provisions in policies as people have been displaced temporarily. The suspension is recommended only if the insured is temporarily displaced due to the storm, and has not moved permanently prior to the storm.

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