The Surfside Condo tragedy teaches this: directors should take prudent steps to investigate common areas and make timely repairs to minimize injury, loss of life, property damage and liability claims.
This obligation is made the law by SB 326 (Civil Code 5551) which requires condominium associations to inspect and report on balconies, load bearing components and waterproofing systems (balconies) by January 1, 2025, and to repair conditions requiring repair. Few associations are funded for the inspections or their repairs. We are ready to help and for those condominiums under 10 years old who may have recourse against the Developer we will:
While neither the law nor the SB 326 process is simple, we know exactly what to do. Having spent 30+ years investigating buildings, recovering over 1.7B for defects, creating disclosures, negotiating post recovery repair contracts, we can help directors and managers handle any challenge.
Effective in 2022, new laws and statutory amendments affecting California CID homeowner association operations
Once primarily an economic problem, hidden damage has become a much more severe problema matter of life and death.
California COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, let us help guide your Board as you weigh your options and move forward.
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