Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 12b-25


(Check one): ýForm 10-K ¨Form 20-F ¨Form 11-K ¨Form 10-Q ¨Form 10-D ¨Form N-SAR ¨Form N-CSR

For Period Ended: December 31, 2017
¨ Transition Report on Form 10-K
¨ Transition Report on Form 20-F
¨ Transition Report on Form 11-K
¨ Transition Report on Form 10-Q
¨ Transition Report on Form N-SAR
For the Transition Period Ended: _________________

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United Insurance Holdings Corp.
Full Name of Registrant
Former Name if Applicable
800 2nd Avenue S
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
City, State and Zip Code

PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

(a) The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense
(b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
(c) The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.

United Insurance Holdings Corp. (the "Company") is unable, without unreasonable effort or expense, to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 ("Annual Report") within the prescribed time period. The Company requires additional time to complete certain schedules and analysis, and further, to allow the Company's independent registered public accounting firm to complete their audit of such items.

The Company expects to file its Annual Report within the prescribed 15-day extension allowed pursuant to Rule 12b-25.

Forward-Looking Statements

The Company’s expectations regarding the timing of the filing of its Annual Report are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and actual events may differ from those contemplated by these statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including the Company’s or its independent registered public accounting firm’s inability to complete the work required to file the Annual Report in the time frame that is anticipated, including as a result of any issues or considerations that may be identified in the course of such completion; unanticipated changes being required in the Company’s previously reported operating results; additional uncertainties related to accounting issues generally; and other risks and uncertainties identified in Exhibit 99.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K dated February 21, 2018, the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


(1) Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification

B. Bradford Martz
(Area Code)
(Telephone Number)

(2) Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no, identify report(s).  Yes x No ¨

(3) Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof? Yes x No ¨

If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.

The Company anticipates that its financial statements to be included in the Form 10-K for 2017 will report financial condition and results of operations consistent with the results reported in the Company's press release dated February 21, 2018, which was furnished as an exhibit to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed February 21, 2018.

United Insurance Holdings Corp.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

March 16, 2018
/s/ B. Bradford Martz
B. Bradford Martz, Chief Financial Officer
(principal financial officer and principal accounting officer)