Q. If a building has been found to have major foundation issues 5 years after the last unit closed, does the condo association have a legal foothold to sue the developer and/or seek compensation?

A. This is a fairly common question for many associations that discover major defects in the building as time goes by.  Generally, building system problems such as foundation degradation, wall erosion, and other major structural problems 

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