My renters insurance policy mentions "additional living expenses". What are those?

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Published April 22, 2015

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Additional living expenses (also called loss of usage) describe the expenses you incur if you are forced to leave your home. For example, if you have to stay in a hotel because of a fire in your home, your policy may cover the cost of the hotel and meals as additional living expenses.