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Defect insurance on renovation work

Defect insurance on renovation work

Features of defect insurance on renovation work
The defect insurance on renovation work covers all the renovated parts.
The insurance term is 5 years for the major structural parts and rainwater leakage,
and 1 year for the rest of the parts.
The defect insurance on renovation work covers the repair cost when a defect
is found in the renovation work.

Outline of the defect insurance on renovation work

1.Procedures to take out of the defect insurance on renovation work
Registration at the AHWI member housing insurance company
Application for the defect insurance on renovation work
Start of the renovation work
Inspection by the AHWI member housing insurance company (insurer)
Application for issuance of the insurance policy (upon completion of the renovation work)
Receipt of the insurance policy (upon handover)
2.Mechanism of the defect insurance on renovation work
Mechanism of the defect insurance on renovation work

What will be covered

1.Cost to be covered
1.Cost of repair work
2.Investigation fee
3.Cost for temporary accommodation and move
2.Insurance Payment
Insurance Payment

*In case where a housing supplier is not able to carry out his
/her warranty liability due to bankruptcy or other reasons, the figure will be 100% instead of 80%.

3.Covered parts and insurance term
Covered partsInsurance termInsurable defectExample
Major structural
parts
5 years The part(s) does not satisfy
the basic durability performance
The structural durability stipulated
under the Building Standard Law
is not satisfied.
Parts to prevent
rainwater leakage
5 years The part(s) does not satisfy
the waterproof performance
Rainwater leakage
Other renovated
parts
1 year The part(s) does not satisfy
the performance required
in general societal terms
Water leakage and others
after the plumbing work

Inquiries

Housing Insurance Companies Designated by the Minister (AHWI members)
  • KK Jyutaku Anshin:813-6824-9095
  • Organization for Housing Warranty Ltd:813-6435-8870
  • JIO Corporation:813-6861-9210
  • House G-men Co.Ltd.:813-5408-8486
  • Houseplus Corporation:813-5962-3814
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