About the Center

Housing Consultation

  1. Telephone consultation (new construction/renovations)
    • Telephone consultation with an architect concerning housing defects and other problems
      [ Renovation estimate checking service ]
      • Checking of and advice about the content of estimates for housing renovation work
  2. Specialist Consultation
    • Free face-to-face consultation with a lawyer and an architect through bar associations

Housing Dispute Settlement Support

  • Subsidization to meet the expense of dispute resolution services provided by housing dispute examination committees (bar associations throughout Japan)
  • Provision of training for dispute resolution commissioners and staff members of housing dispute examination committees
  • Provision of related technical information and other resources to housing dispute examination committees

Setting the Stage for the Housing Renovation Market

  • Human resource development for housing renovation
  • Implementation of the Housing Renovation Competition
  • Providing of renovation information

Surveys and Research

  • Collection and analysis of information about case studies concerning housing defect-related consultation, dispute settlements, etc.
  • Collection and analysis of technical information and other resources about housing renovation


CHORD prepares pamphlets introducing its advisory services, annual statistical reports and other informational and public-relations publications.

Contact us

CHORD : Center for Housing Renovation and Dispute Settlement Support
Public Interest Incorporated Foundation

3rd fl., Kudan Center Bldg., 4-1-7 Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0073, Japan
(Closed Sat., Sun., public holidays and year-end/New Year holiday period)