|Re: Financial responsibility for water leaks||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Laura Fitch (lfitchkrausfitch.com)|
|Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:43:21 -0800 (PST)|
We at Pioneer Valley Cohousing are considering what to do with interior modifications (that have no community oversight) that have caused air leakage into roof cavities and condensation on the roof sheathing (which is the first surface owned by the community). We are starting by conducting a survey of the potential problems, documenting changes that have been made by owners, and we may ultimately be encouraging or requiring blower door testing to find air leaks and correct them. We have created the first drafts of policies with the goal to both educate people and protect community interests. I don't feel I can share them yet but am happy to talk to David Entin directly if he would like..... Laura Fitch, AIA, LEED BD+C Kraus Fitch Architects, Inc. 413-549-5799 lfitch [at] krausfitch.com -----Original Message----- From: David Entin [mailto:davidentin [at] comcast.net] Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2014 10:31 AM To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org Subject: [C-L]_ Financial reponsiblity for water leaks We are wondering how cohousing communities deal with the financial responsibility (between homeowner pays or community pays or both) for water leaking through foundations caused * damage to flooring and structures * mold we have a couple of requests for reimbursement for water damage floor and structure replacement and tearing out wallboard and studs on which there was mold. Any thoughts on how other communities have dealt with this problem would be helpful. Thanks. David Entin, Rocky Hill Cohousing --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com _________________________________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/
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