Enforcement Action
Compliance Order
Issue Date

Robert Jay Woods (“Woods”), contrary to sections 14(1) and 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), commenced or caused to have commenced construction on a new home located in Fruitvale, BC (the “New Home”), sometime around June 2021 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 March 14, 2023, BCH issued Compliance Order 23-0001 to Woods directing that Woods:  

  • immediately cease all construction activities on the New Home; and 
  • immediately either: 
  1. become a BCH 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; or
  2. provide BCH Compliance Department with proof that the New Home is enrolled in a policy of HWI pursuant to section 22 of the Act. 

 Woods was ordered to comply with Compliance Order 23-0001 by May 1, 2023.