Guarantee Plan

For New Residential Buildings

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Have you recently bought or are you on the verge of buying a new residence? Here you will find all the information concerning the Guarantee Plan for new Residential Buildings. In the menu below, go to:

  • the HOUSE section, if you have bought or are planning to buy a new house
  • the CONDO section, if you have bought or are planning to buy a new condo.

Why the Guarantee Plan for new Residential Buildings?

You now have a new home, you won't have to worry about renovations. In theory, you'll move right in, and that would be it. But as we all know, the unexpected can happen: delays completing the work, latent defects, serious flaws, etc.

Good news: in 1999, the Québec government made the Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings mandatory. The Guarantee Plan ensures that your contractor properly fulfills all legal and contractual obligations set out in the Regulation respecting the guarantee plan for new residential buildingsThis link leaves Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings Website.. So, you’re protected!

This website will give you everything there is to know about the Guarantee Plan:

  • buildings covered by the guarantee
  • information to include in your security agreement
  • coverage and benefits provided for each type of building
  • information on the inspection before the acceptance of the building
  • procedures to follow for making a claim
  • the recourse available, should you need it.