What is the owner builder exam through BC Housing??
One of the new hurdles a person wanting to build their personal home will face is the newly required Owner Builder Exam through BC Housing (formerly known as the Home Protection Office, HPO) Came into effect July 04, 2016 Up until now Owner Builders aren’t getting any guidance from BC Housing other than a brief Owner Builder Study Guide.
Where can I find the owner builder study guide??
Click on ‘Home and Building Owners’> ‘Buying and, Building or Renovating> Building or Renovating’> ‘Building Inspections and Approvals’. Owner Builder Study Guide - December 2013 49 Personal accident and sickness Personal accident and sickness insurance may be available and should be considered if you will be on site frequently.
What is an owner builder in BC??
In BC, an “owner builder” is an inpidual who has received authorization from BC Housing to build a new residence for their own use. Owner builders do not have to have a license to build their homes or to set up third-party home warranty coverage for their home.
How many years of experience do the BC builders have??
Each have over 39 years of housing industry experience as custom home builders, trainers, facilitators and an authors. Learn how to Apply for, study, and pass the Owner Builder Authorization Exam from BC Housing is the first step to enjoying your new owner builder home.