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in regards XXXXX XXXXX condominium apartment, is the unit owner responsible

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in regards XXXXX XXXXX condominium apartment, is the unit owner responsible to replace a shower pan or is it the responsibility of the building.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Attorney & Mediator replied 6 years ago.
in regards XXXXX XXXXX condominium apartment, is the unit owner responsible to replace a shower pan or is it the responsibility of the building.

Unless otherwise stated in the grant deed or governing documents of the condo association, the owner of the unit is responsible for the replacement. The building is only responsible for the common areas of the unit; not the inside of the unit.

If this is a rental situation, then the owner of the unit (the landlord) is responsible as they owe the tenant responsibility to maintain the unit habitable. Now if the damages to the pan were as a result of the tenant's own doing, then the landlord is excused from such repairs.






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