Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information on permits and housing starts in Grande Prairie?

The City of Grande Prairie keeps statistics on all permits within the city.  The latest information can be found here.

The Canadian Housing and Mortgage Corporation also has data on the latest trends, research and insights on housing.  Find information on the Grande Prairie area here.

How does the Alberta Home Warranty Program Work?

As of February 1, 2014, all new homes that were built in Alberta are protected under warranty.  The New Home Buyer Protection Act encourages high quality standards, making sure your home stands the test of time.

At minimum, your new home warranty covers 1 year for labour and materials, 2 years for delivery and distribution systems, 5 years for building envelope protection, and 10 years for major structural components.

There are a number of companies in Alberta the provide new home warranty that your builder may partner with.  Contact your builder if you have questions about your home's warranty provider.

More information can be found here.


How do I access CHBA member benefits?

CHBA offers all members and their staff have discounts and special offers available to them through the CHBA National Advantages program.  You must be signed in to their website to access these perks.  To create an account, email communications@chba.ca