Brooklyn, NY asked in Real Estate Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and Landlord - Tenant for New York

Q: I own a Condo (which is on the 3rd floor) and the gas was shut off because of a gas leak

but the gas leak is not in my apartment or in the walls

it might be in the rizer from the ground floor to my apartment but my plumber could not find it

Question

who is responsible to fix that is it the condo owner

or the condo management board

2 Lawyer Answers
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
Answered
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Condo Management

Elaine Shay
Elaine Shay
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Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: When a repair of a common element is required, the Board is generally responsible for the undertaking the repair and the associated cost. You condo's formation documents should specify what elements are common elements.

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