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Buying An Accessible Home? Tarion – And Your Builder – Have Your Back

Publication date:
April 5, 2018
Article Summary: 

The blog post discusses the importance of considering accessibility when purchasing a new home, particularly for individuals with mobility impairments. The post explains that under the Ontario Building Code, new homes must meet certain accessibility standards, and that Tarion Warranty Corporation provides coverage for defects or deficiencies related to accessibility features. The post advises homebuyers to consider factors such as door widths, ramp slopes, and bathroom fixtures when evaluating a home's accessibility, and to work with their builder to ensure that any necessary modifications or accommodations are made. The post also notes that Tarion's dispute resolution process can be used to address any issues or disputes related to accessibility.


accessibility, new home, Ontario Building Code, Tarion Warranty Corporation, coverage, defects, deficiencies, door widths, ramp slopes, bathroom fixtures, modifications, accommodations, dispute resolution.

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Buying An Accessible Home? Tarion – And Your Builder – Have Your Back
April 5, 2018
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