Enforcement Action: Compliance OrderIssue Date: March 7, 2018
Tongue and Groove Construction Ltd. (“TGC”), Justin Terry Unrau (“Unrau”)and Nathan Edward Mattern (“Mattern”), contrary to sections 14(1) and 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), constructed a new home in Terrace, B.C. (the “New Home”), between the period of, or about, August 24, 2017, and March 2, 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 March 7, 2018, BCH issued Compliance Order 18-0016 to TGC, Unrau and Mattern directing that TGC, Unrau and Mattern:
- immediately cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act and cease continuing construction on the New Home; and
- immediately apply for and 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.
TGC, Unrau and Mattern were ordered to comply with Compliance Order 18-0016 by April 6, 2018.