Question: Our condominium is made up of a number of three-story buildings. Every year we have a number of water leaks from an upstairs unit to one or more downstairs units. While the insurance carrier for the owner of the damaged unit usually pays for most of the repairs, the association is always told it… Continue Reading
Question: I am a unit owner in a high-rise condominium. At a recent board meeting which I attended, the issue of insurance was discussed. The board stated unit owners are not required to carry insurance. Is that right? I thought the condominium law mandated that all unit owners must carry insurance for their units? T.T…. Continue Reading
Question: In one of your recent columns, you wrote that the condominium association was liable for repair costs to drywall that was damaged after water flooding from a unit above. You had also mentioned air conditioners being the association’s responsibility. This does not make sense to me, since our condominium documents specifically state that the… Continue Reading
The association must insure all portions of the condominium property as originally installed. The relevant statute is Section 718.111(11)(f), Florida Statutes.