Heres another article about leaky condos with big repair bills the owners can’t cover. Anyone bored of these yet?
It feels like it’s been more than a decade that we’ve been inundated with leaky condo stories in the news, yet the owners always seem shocked that they have to deal with the enormous repair bills.
This story is from Calgary, where perhaps it’s more of a surprise to people that here in Vancouver where we just expect it.
Hehr said other owners he has talked to are contemplating bankruptcy. “This is a serious, life changing event for people. It’s very tragic.”
Al Sajan, whose company 7 Sevens built the condo complex, said he is surprised to hear the complaints.
He told CBC News he followed building codes and passed all inspections.
“If you buy a car and 10 years later your engine goes bonkers, you can’t go back to the car manufacturer and say your car isn’t built right,” he said.
..maybe the developer should have gone for the name 8 Eights instead..