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Important changes to Continuing Professional Development for Licensed Residential Builders Announced
On March 6 the B.C. Government announced important changes to the Homeowner Protection Act regulations as part of “Better Regulations for British Columbians 2019.” These changes will help simplify and streamline the Continuing Professional Development program for Licensed Residential Builders in B.C. You can find out more about the changes in our Information Bulletin or in the Letter from the Registrar .
Homebuyer Forum – Vancouver
On March 6, 2019, BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay will moderate a discussion panel between industry-leading experts at this years’ Homebuyer Forum, put on by the Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN). This event, sponsored by BC Housing, is an informative and interactive evening for first-time homebuyers, parents helping their children buy a home, homeowners looking to downsize and people new to the marketplace. Among the panellists is Wendy Acheson, Vice-President and Registrar, Licensing and Consumer Services, BC Housing. This event is free and we encourage those interested in attending to register on the HAVAN website.
Monthly New Homes Registry Report - January
In the first month of 2019, 2,402 new homes were registered in B.C., which included 749 single detached and 1,653 multi-unit homes. Read the full January report. Get the latest statistics on housing data from B.C.'s residential construction industry and discover how we support social housing in communities across the province.
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