The Condominium Warranty Against Structural Defects in D.C.

The District of Columbia Condominium Act contains a statutory warranty that protects condominium associations and their unit owner members from structural defects in newly constructed and newly converted condominiums. The warranty is backed by a condominium developer’s bond, letter of credit, or other form of security from which monies can be drawn upon if the developer fails to make warranty repairs.  This article discusses how the warranty against structural defect works and how to make claims against the developer’s security to fund warranty repairs.    Read the article……………


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