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Licensing & Consumer Services

Builders & Developers

Discover how to get, maintain and renew a residential builder licence, including Continuing Professional Development. Learn more about new home registrations as well as home warranty insurance and providers.

Homeowners & Homebuyers

Make better decisions when buying a new home. Use our registries and portals to check for potential issues, and learn about home warranty insurance coverage and claims.

Owner Builders

Learn how to become an owner builder — including how to take the exam — and how to buy or sell an owner-built home.


Browse our comprehensive guide to the Homeowner Protection Act and Regulations. Search our registry of enforcement actions or find out how to report a violation or appeal.

Education Providers

Learn who can provide training and the difference between training for qualifications and Continuing Professional Development.


Consult our consumer guides — an excellent resource for homeowners and builders — or our regulatory bulletins to better understand the Homeowner Protection Act.

LCS News

Stay up to speed with our latest publications, reports, videos, programs, and regulatory updates.

Latest Updates

January 21, 2019

2019 Building Excellence Research & Education Grants Submissions now closed

Submissions for the 2019 Building Excellence Research & Education Grants are now closed. For those who applied, submissions are now being reviewed and applicants will be updated soon. Our thanks to everyone who submitted!

September 5, 2018

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Guide

Check out our new publication—a complete guide on Continuing Professional Development for Licensed Residential Builders. The guide explains every stage of annual CPD requirements, from choosing your nominee and acceptable types of training, to keeping records and reporting your progress in the online portal.