Home improvement act makes contractors more accountable

Bergeron, Angelle
October 2004
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/11/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p34
This article focuses on the fact that the home improvement act makes contractors more accountable. A building industry watchdog group believes many Louisiana residents are victimized by unscrupulous contractors who take their money and run, leaving behind a wake of incomplete work and undelivered materials. The act requires all home improvement contractors to pay a $50 registration fee to the LLBC and providing proof of worker's compensation insurance. Enforcement of the legislation began in March, allowing a grace period for public awareness.


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