Consumer Resources

 

Here are some helpful links to organizations in the region, province, and country that may help you with your questions regarding the residential construction industry.

HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY RESOURCES

The Canadian Home Builders' Association
(http://www.chba.ca)
The Canadian Home Builders' Association describes itself as: "the voice of Canada's residential construction industry" and represents more than 6,000 member firms across Canada. The site contains a wealth of information.

Building Industry & Land Development - Alberta (Provincial Association)
(http://www.bildalberta.ca)
BILD-Alberta gives residential builders a say in provincial government, facilitates changes in the industry, and provides links among home-building businesses, suppliers and services.

The Canadian Construction Association
(http://www.cca-acc.com)
The Canadian Construction Association represents Canada’s largest industry. On this website, you will find information on CCA, its issues, its publications, its services, its members, and the construction industry in general.


RENOVATION RESOURCES 

Renomark
(http://www.renomark.ca)
Renovate with confidence. Looking for the RIGHT renovator? Look for this logo.

Get it in Writing

http://www.hiringacontractor.com

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Canadian Consumer Information
(http://www.ConsumerInformation.ca)
A government of Canada site that provides detailed consumer information on housing and related topics in Canada. 


Affordability and Choice Today - ACT
(http://www.actprogram.com)
An advocacy group working for better homes for Canadians. The ACT program is sponsored by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and is jointly managed by the Canadian Home Builders Association, the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

 

Canada Mortgage and Housing - CMHC
(http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca)
The Government of Canada's national housing agency. CMHC develops new ways to finance home purchases, encourages innovation in housing design and technology, and provides mortgage loan insurance.


Canadian Codes Centre - CCC
(http://www.nrc.ca/codes)
The Canadian Codes Centre (CCC) provides support to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) and its committees which are responsible for the national model building codes of Canada. CCC staff also provides information to Code users on the scope, application and intents of the codes, and on the code development process.

 

Alberta Building Code Information
(http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/)

 

Alberta’s New Home Buyer Protection Act

www.homewarranty.alberta.ca

 

NEW HOME WARRANTY PROGRAMS

Alberta New Home Warranty
www.anhwp.com

 

Blanket Home Warranty Ltd.

www.blanketltd.ca

 

National Home Warranty

www.nationalhomewarranty.com

Progressive Home Warranty
www.progressivewarranty.com

 

Travelers Insurance Company of Canada

www.travelerscanada.ca

 

 

CENTRAL ALBERTA COMMUNITIES


Central Alberta Economic Partnership Ltd. (CAEP)
(http://www.centralalberta.ab.ca/index.cfm?page=communityprofiles)
The Central Alberta Economic Partnership Ltd. (CAEP) is a regional economic development alliance of 39 Central Alberta communities.
 

OTHER RELATED RESOURCES

Central Alberta Real Estate Board
(http://www.rdreb.ca/)
Multiple Listing Services (MLS®) information in the board jurisdiction of Central Alberta.




 

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