Jagtar Randhawa (“J. Randhawa”), contrary to section 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), constructed, or caused to have constructed, a new coach home in Abbotsford, BC (the “New Home”), without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance (“HWI”) provided by a warranty provider. On September 24, 2017, BC Housing (“BCH”) issued Compliance Order 17-0034 to J. Randhawa directing that J. Randhawa to:
- immediately register the New Home for coverage by HWI provided by a warranty provider, and ensure that a policy of HWI is issued for the New Home pursuant to section 22(1) of the Act; or
- provide proof that the New Home was built by a Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”) and is enrolled in a policy of HWI pursuant to section 22(1) of the Act; or
- apply for, and be issued, an Owner Builder Authorization for the New Home on the property pursuant to section 20(1) of the Act and section 4.1(2) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation; or
- Provide BCH Compliance Department with evidence that the New Home is not a residential dwelling and does not meet the definition of a “new home” as defined under the Act.
J. Randhawa was directed to comply with Compliance Order 17-0034 by October 20, 2017.