header-cahpiOur Organization

The Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors® (CAHPI®) is a national non-profit association, whose mission is to promote and develop the home inspection profession.  CAHPI is considered the voice of Canada's "home inspection industry".

Home inspections began as a consumer service in the 1970's and it soon became apparent that selecting a Home Inspector was becoming as important as selecting a qualified real estate professional, or even the right home.

To meet this need, the Canadian Association of Home Inspectors® (CAHI®) was formed in 1982.  CAHI operated as the Canadian arm of the American Society of Home Inspectors® (ASHI®), until 1994, when several provincial/regional organizations formed CAHI National.  In September 2002, the name of CAHI was changed to the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (CAHPI®)

The current Standards of Practice used by CAHPI members is the CSA A770 Home Inspection Standard. Members also adhere to the CAHPI Code of Ethics. 

CAHPI is a self-regulated professional body of home inspectors, whose members are finding that it is through educational and sharing of information via publications, meetings, educational seminars and conferences, that the profession of a home inspector is enhanced.  Affiliation with CAHPI and receiving their designations National Certificate Holder® and Registered Home Inspectors(RHI)® from a professional organization is the best evidence of an inspector's competence and professionalism.

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