Around 70% of HIV Life Assurance applications are now being made in connection with a mortgage, according to medical financial advisers Unusual Risks.
The company, which has conducted its most extensive survey into the financial needs of the HIV community also noted that 30% of life insurance applications are taken out as family protection for partners and children.
Chris Morgan, marketing manager at Unusual Risks commented; "Every week I'm contacted by HIV Positive people who are still unaware that they could apply for Life Insurance and Mortgage products without fear of discrimination. "
Unusual Risks added that the percentage of HIV Positive people that now have insurance is running at 23%, while 58% of those now holding life insurance had taken their policy after the introduction of
HIV Life Assurance in May 2009.