Legislature’s changes to construction-defect laws could help condo developers (MN)

Several much-anticipated changes to Minnesota’s construction-defect laws are closer to the governor’s pen.  The amendments to House File 1538 received bipartisan support and went to a conference committee for House and Senate members to hash out differences.  The current, long-standing statute was aimed at protecting homeowners from construction defects that might not have been discovered until several years after completion. The rules, among the most stringent in the nation, essentially hold builders and subcontractors liable for repairs for at least a decade.    Read the article…………


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