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Builders Liens After the Shimco Case

Builders Liens After the Shimco Case

The Shimco case established a controversial remedy under the Builders Lien Act, which provides for a lien against the holdbacks that property owners, contractors, and subcontractors are required to maintain. This project examines the implications of that decision and makes proposals for reform.

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builders liens, Builders Lien Act, holdback, lien against the holdback, payment out of the holdback, buying a home, selling a home, condos, Shimco case, construction law, Strata Property Act