Construction Defects In New Condominiums: Developer’s 2-Year Warranty For Structural Defects Cannot Be Disclaimed By “As Is” Language

By Catherine Park, Esq. Condominium developers must file a warranty bond or letter of credit or cash with the D.C. Government to cover potential structural defects in newly-constructed condominium units for a period of two years from the date of first sale.  This warranty, required by D.C. Code § 42-1903.16, cannot be disclaimed by “sold… Continue reading Construction Defects In New Condominiums: Developer’s 2-Year Warranty For Structural Defects Cannot Be Disclaimed By “As Is” Language