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Serving a payment claim on a homeowner

As a builder/contractor doing residential building work in NSW, you can utilise Security of Payment legislation (SOPA) if you are experiencing issues getting paid.
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Are you having issues getting paid for a residential building project? Security of Payment legislation (SOPA) can be a far cheaper alternative to taking a homeowner to court or a tribunal.

This resource covers how to issue a payment claim under SOPA, what to include and what doesn’t need to be a part of your claim. It also provides solutions for you to pursue when the homeowner does not respond to the claim with full payment or a schedule of when payments will be made.

Learn about another way to resolve payment disputes with homeowners with this detailed guide to SOPA.

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Who is it for?

Building Professionals

Security of Payment legislation (SOPA) and when it can be used to resolve payment disputes with homeowners.

What does it include?

  • When you can use SOPA
  • What information needs to be provided to a homeowner about SOPA
  • What is a payment claim
  • What to provide with the payment claim
  • What happens after serving a payment claim
  • What happens if the owner does not provide a payment schedule or make payment.
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