The Home Warranty Bodies have agreed to require all their registered builders to adopt and comply with the Code as a registration condition.
If a Home Builder is found to be in serious breach of the Code, Home Warranty Bodies can apply a range of sanctions. These include removal from the relevant Home Warranty Body’s register and exclusion from all registers run by other Home Warranty Bodies that take part in the Code Scheme.
When problems arise, these are handled through the Independent Dispute Resolution Scheme. All cases are summarised and published on this website (see our section on How Complaints Are Dealt With), so that the home building industry can learn from experience and continuously improve the service they provide to Home Buyers.