Rain and Common Property Repairs – Who’s Responsible?

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Who is Responsible for Common Property Repairs Caused by Rain?

Australia recently had its wettest November in 122 years. March and April 2022 have also seen unprecedented rainfall in New South Wales.

Extensive rainfall events test the patience of every strata manager resulting in numerous complaints about water leaks into strata lots.

Faced with endless demands, owners corporations need to be very clear about their responsibilities, so it’s timely to revisit some of the “fundamentals”.

In the article below we discuss…

Step 1 – Is it the owners corporation’s responsibility?

Step 2 – If it leaks has the common property failed?

Step 3 – Are damages payable by the owners corporation for common property failures?

For more read Rain and Maintaining Common Property – Who is Responsible?

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