Man Hin Christopher Ho and Catherine Ann Dworak

Enforcement Action
Compliance Order
Issue Date

Man Hin Christopher Ho (“Ho”) and Catherine Ann Dworak (“Dworak”), contrary to sections 14(1) and 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), commenced construction on a new home in Terrace, B.C. (the “New Home”), during the period of, or about, June 24, 2017, and February 26, 2018, without being a BC Housing (“BCH”) Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”) and without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance (“HWI”) provided by a warranty provider. On February 26, 2018, BCH issued Compliance Order 18-0004 to Ho and Dworak directing that Ho and Dworak:

  • immediately apply for and become a LRB pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act and register the New Home for coverage by HWI provided by a warranty provider pursuant to section 22(1) of the Act;
  • provide BCH with proof that the New Home is being built by a LRB and is enrolled in a policy of HWI pursuant to section 22 of the Act;
  • apply for, and be issued, an Owner Builder Authorization for the New Home pursuant to section 20(1) of the Act and section 4.1(2) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation; or
  • Provide BCH evidence that the New Home project has been terminated, and that construction on the New Home has not/will not commence;

Ho and Dworak were directed to comply with Compliance Order 18-0004 by Friday, March 30, 2018. Complied.