The Court of Appeals of California has held that the doctrine of strict liability applies to home builders and that privity of contract is no longer required to maintain the action.
Kriegler v. Eichler Homes, Inc., 74 Cal. Rptr. 749 (1969).
Stephen M. Sokol,
Products Liability - Real Property - Builder-Vendors,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol8/iss2/8