Code of Ethics

  • Members shall comply with applicable building codes of Canada and Ontario as a minimum standard for construction and shall work toward its improvement in the interest of structural sufficiency, safety and health.
  • Members shall plan their sites and homes to conform to the principles of good community planning and support for the environment.
  • Members shall deal justly with their employees, contractors and suppliers of all goods and services.
  • Members shall deal honestly and fairly with their customers, and stand behind the quality of their work and service commitments.
  • Member shall exchange information and experience, and encourage research on materials, technical advancements and building techniques in order to provide the best value for their customers.
  • Members shall avoid all conduct or practice detrimental to the home building industry, to the Association, to the good name and reputation of any of its members, or its customers.
  • Members shall commit to continuing learning through human resource policies and practices, including employment practices which treat employees as assets.
  • Members shall actively promote health and safety principles.
  • Members shall treat their competitors, including their property and ideas, with respect.

These responsibilities are freely and solemnly assumed as they form part of an obligation as a Member of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association.