Homeowners Choice, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCII), a Florida-based provider of homeowners’ insurance, today announced it will hold its annual shareholders’ meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2009, at 3 p.m. at The Westin Tampa Bay Airport Hotel, 7627 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, Fla. 33607.

The principal purpose of the meeting is to elect Class A directors. Shareholders of record as of April 16, 2009 are entitled to vote at the meeting. All shareholders are invited to attend.

Information regarding the 2008 Annual Report and the Proxy Statement is available on the web at https://materials.proxyvote.com/43741E . All inquiries for investor relations information, including copies of the Company’s Form 10-K and other reports filed with the SEC, can be found on the company’s website: http://www.ir-site.com/hcpci/index.asp, or by contacting Jay Madhu, Vice President Marketing and Investor Relations, at (727) 213-3660.

Homeowners Choice recently reported per share net income of $2.08 based on net income of $12,655,000 for the year 2008. On the balance sheet, the company reported cash and short term investments in excess of $108 million and no significant debt.

AboutHomeowners Choice, Inc.

Homeowners Choice, Inc. is a Florida-based insurance holding company headquartered in Clearwater, Fla. Through its subsidiary corporations, the company provides property and casualty homeowners' insurance, condominium owners' insurance and tenants' insurance to property owners throughout Florida. Founded in 2006 by individuals who were themselves Florida homeowners, Homeowners Choice began operations in 2007. The company’s principal executive offices are located at 2340 Drew St., Suite 200, Clearwater, Fla. 33765. More information about Homeowners Choice, Inc. is available at www.hcpci.com.