Enforcement Action: Compliance OrderIssue Date: December 9, 2014
Nabob Homes Ltd. (“Nabob”), 0852845 B.C. Ltd. (“0852845”), and Manjit Rai (“M. Rai”), constructed a new home in Maple Ridge, B.C. (the “New Home”), between the dates of April 29, 2011, and February 14, 2014. Although Nabob had been a Homeowner Protection Office (“HPO”) Licensed Residential Builder (29791) since July 23, 2007, and obtained a commitment from an approved home warranty insurer on August 25, 2010, to provide home warranty insurance on the New Home as required by the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”) and the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation, the New Home was de-enrolled from home warranty insurance coverage by the home warranty insurer on February 17, 2014, contrary to section 22(1) of the Act. On December 9, 2014, the HPO issued Compliance Order 14-0063 to Nabob, 0852845, and M. Rai directing that Nabob, 0852845, and M. Rai:
- immediately apply for and become an HPO LRB pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act, and immediately register the New Home for coverage by home warranty insurance provided by a warranty provider pursuant to section 22(1) of the Act; or
- provide the HPO with proof that the New Home was built by an HPO LRB and is enrolled in a policy of home warranty insurance pursuant to section 22 of the Act.
Nabob, 0852845, and M. Rai were directed to comply with Compliance Order 14-0063 by January 16, 2015.