Richard Mark Dewinetz and Evelyn Dewinetz

Enforcement Action
Compliance Order
Issue Date

Richard Mark Dewinetz (“R. Dewinetz”) and Evelyn Dewinetz (“E. Dewinetz”) (together “the Dewinetzes), contrary to section 22(1.1)(b) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), sold a new home on Galiano Island, BC (the “New Home”) on, or about, December 10, 2021, without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance (“HWI”) provided by a warranty provider. On February 2, 2022, BC Housing (“BCH”) issued Compliance Order 21-0002 to the Dewinetzes directing that the Dewinetzes immediately either:

  • become a Licence Residential Builder 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; or
  • provide BCH Compliance Department with proof that the New Home is enrolled in a policy of HWI pursuant to section 22 of the Act.

R. Dewinetz and E. Dewinetz were ordered to comply with Compliance Order 22-0002 by March 11, 2022.