Apartment Owners Left With No Protection | Owners Corporation Network

Apartment Owners Left With No Protection

The decision handed down on Wednesday by the High Court that builders do not have a duty of care to people who buy their apartments is a devastating blow to the apartment industry as a whole, and to unit owners and prospective buyers in particular. The decision that the owners corporation in a 22-storey building could not sue the builder to recover the cost of fixing defects in common areas exposes the paucity of consumer protections for apartment buyers.     
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