A Social Housing Warranty protects newly built or converted properties which are used for social/affordable rent against latent defects. It can also be used for shared ownership/shared equity schemes.
To support transparency when it comes to selecting a structural warranty provider we will issue Insurance Product Information Documents (IPID) for all warranty schemes with any new quotation. Click here to view the IPIDs for our Social Housing Warranty.
Cover begins from day one of issuing the Certificate of Insurance
During the first year of cover the Builder is responsible for remedying defects
Full risk transfer
Single Unit New build £500,000, Single Unit Conversion £250,000, Continuous Structure New build £25,000,000 and Continuous Structure Conversion £5,000,000
During Defects Insurance Period £100, During Structural Insurance Period £1,000
Up to 26 weeks alternative accommodation, Additional costs, Professional fees and Removal of debris
Your local and experienced Risk Management Surveyor will guide you through the build process offering onsite technical advice.
Ensuring you meet building standards at each key construction phase reducing the risk of possible structural defects.
Have confidence in our approved products knowing our team thoroughly audit manufacturers on design, quality control, assembly, transportation and onsite construction.
With additional cover for alternative accommodation you can ensure your tenants will be cared for in the case of any major defect.
Discuss your project with our dedicated Account Managers and receive a bespoke quotation based on the complexity of your build.
On review of your designs, our team will provide advice for meeting build requirements, before creating a bespoke technical inspection plan for your build.
Your Risk Management Surveyor will undertake onsite inspections in line with the construction of your development.
On final inspection your Risk Management Surveyor will approve your project so you can receive your Certificate of Insurance.
Rest assured knowing your development is covered from day one, with full risk transfer after the Defects Insurance Period.
Cover for Refurbishments and Conversions are available under our Social Housing Warranty. Before placing an order, we can undertake a pre quote refurbishment assessment to ensure you can meet our standard risk requirements, avoiding any potential site delays.
Download our Refurbishment and Conversion checklist for information on the technical requirements.Download Checklist
Gain Warranty approval for new and innovative construction methods under Premier Guarantee Product Approval.Learn More
We provide free Road and Sewer Bonds subject to terms and conditions which includes an assessment of Developer or Builder experience.
Springfield Properties PLC, a Property Development and Construction Company and winner of ‘Scottish House Builder of the Year 2013’, said that they chose Premier Guarantee to provide the Structural Warranty on their Muirhouse Social Housing project due to ‘cost, relationships and service’.
Springfield Properties – Muirhouse Phase 2, Edinburgh