Home building compensation cover protects homeowners as a last resort if their builder cannot complete building work or fix defects because they have become insolvent, died, disappeared or had their licence suspended for failing to comply with a court or tribunal order to compensate a homeowner. Cover is only available from icare HBCF.
What is home building compensation?
This explains what home building compensation cover is.
For builders and tradies
Information for builders and tradies about home building compensation requirements.
Information for homeowners about home building compensation (HBC) cover for new homes and renovation works.
Explains the obligations that developers have under the home building compensation scheme.
This tool will help you find out whether you need home building compensation for your building project.
An online register making it easy to check the home building compensation cover of a residential building.
For insurers and providers
Information for insurers and providers about the home building compensation market in NSW.
List of licensed insurers or providers
A list of licensed insurers or providers under the Home Building Compensation Scheme.