Q: I live in a townhouse where the water meters are near the parking lot. Who is responsible for repairing the water line from the meter to the individual townhouse unit? Is it the townhouse unit owner, or is it the association because the water line is in the common area? — Clara
A: When you live in a community association, you agree to live by the rules and regulations in their governing documents.
While specific issues are dealt with differently depending on whether you live in a co-op, condominium or homeowners association, you will find the answer to most questions in your community’s documents.
The answer to your question will depend on the type of community you live in and how it was structured.
In most condominiums and co-ops, you are responsible for repairs and maintenance w...Read More