Industry Links – H

INDUSTRY LINKS

BILD – Building Industry and Land Development Association – The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) is the voice of the home building, land development and professional renovation industry in the Greater Toronto Area. Our industry designs, sells and builds quality complete communities where people live, work, play and shop. We are city builders.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation – CMHC helps Canadians meet their housing needs. As Canada’s authority on housing, we contribute to the stability of the housing market and financial system, provide support for Canadians in housing need, and offer objective housing research and advice to Canadian governments, consumers and the housing industry. Prudent risk management, strong corporate governance and transparency are cornerstones of our operations.
ENERGY STAR® for New Homes – Created by EnerQuality in 2005 and managed by Natural Resources Canada, ENERGY STAR® sets the standard for energy efficiency in new home construction. ENERGY STAR® for New Homes demonstrates that a third-party certification program can deliver verified high-performance with minimal complexity.

 

Housing Guides of America – Established more than 25 years ago, Housing Guides Of America is an organization of published directories and searchable Web sites that provide you with immediate access to thousands of listings and pictures of new and pre-owned homes, builders, Realtors, community listings, and home lifestyles. Representing markets throughout the United States and Canada, Housing Guides of America provides you with detailed home descriptions, pictures, pricing, builder information, neighborhood maps and FREE subscriptions to help you find the home of your dreams. Get one step closer to a new home and a better lifestyle, begin your search now by clicking one of these areas of the country – West, Southwest, Central, East, Southeast and Canada.
The Ontario Home Builders’ Association was formed in 1962 with 10 locals to give residential builders a voice in the provincial government, facilitate changes in the industry and provide networking opportunities for home-building businesses, suppliers and services. Our association represents individuals and companies in several fields across the industry, including: builders, developers, professional renovators, trade contractors, manufacturers, consultants, marketing companies and suppliers.
Tarion (Ontario New Home Warranty Program) – For 40 years, Tarion has provided new home warranty protection to more than two million Ontario homes.  We serve new home buyers and new home owners by ensuring that one of their life’s biggest investments is protected.  Almost every new home in the province is covered by a new home warranty.  This warranty protection is provided by Ontario’s builders and lasts up to seven years.  It is backstopped by Tarion.