Earnings Release: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, After Market Closes

      Earnings Conference Call and Webcast: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 
                            at 4:30 p.m. EST

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homeowners Choice, Inc. (Nasdaq:HCII), a Florida-based insurance holding company, announced today that it will release results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2009 after the market closes on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009. That same day at 4:30 p.m. EST, the company's management will host an earnings conference call to discuss the results.

Conference Call Details

Interested parties are invited to listen to the call live over the Internet at http://www.ir-site.com/hcpci/events.asp. The call is also available by dialing (877) 407-9210 (toll-free). International participants should instead call (201) 689-8049. Participants should dial into the conference call approximately 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Replays of the webcast will be available until Feb. 10, 2010.

Investors wishing to participate in the call should contact Jay Madhu, Vice-President - Marketing and Investor Relations at: jmadhu@hcpci.com or (727) 213-3660.

About Homeowners Choice, Inc.

Homeowners Choice, Inc. is a Florida-based insurance holding company, headquartered in Clearwater. Through its subsidiary corporations, Homeowners Choice provides homeowners' insurance, condominium owners' insurance and tenants' insurance solely to Florida property owners. Founded in 2006 by individuals who were themselves Florida homeowners, the company began operations in 2007. Common shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol HCIIand warrants trade on the same market under the ticker symbol HCIIW. Homeowners Choice was recently added to the Russell Microcap Index. 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.

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