The Residential Construction Guarantee (GCR) on Friday pledged, under certain conditions, to repay part of the deposit paid by 125 clients affected by the bankruptcy of real estate developer Bel-Habitat de Laval.
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The organization met with the persons concerned on Wednesday and Thursday.
GCR says 118 home projects in the construction phase or not yet started are affected by the bankruptcy of real estate developer Luc Perrier, and is now the subject of a police complaint.
According to the GCR, which reports on the most significant file dealt with by its teams since its inception in 2015, these 118 housing projects are covered by the Compulsory Guarantee Scheme, as stipulated in the Regulation for the New Housing Guarantee Scheme. buildings.
Promoter Perrier was disbursing more than $17 million in down payments from 100 families for projects in Laval, Plainville and Saint Eustache, Le Journal de Montreal reported Monday.
The organization is committed to making decisions quickly and allowing those affected to get their money back through the GCR Reserve Fund. In fact, the organization pledged to address all complaints files submitted to it by the end of August by 20 July at the latest.
“We are committed to making decisions and moving forward with reimbursement quickly so that those affected can recover amounts covered by the settlement as quickly as possible,” said Daniel Laplante, GCR President and CEO.
“GCR would like to remind buyers of a new home that the maximum amount set forth in the regulation for down payment protection is $50,000,” the organization said in a press release.