Author: Andrew Podolski

Structural Integrity Bill Imposes New Structural Inspection and Reserve Study Requirements on Certain Community Associations

By Andrew Podolski on January 16th, 2024

Posted in Community Associations, Construction

On January 8, 2024, Governor Murphy signed into law Senate Bill S2760 (and its companion legislation, Assembly Bill A4384), which is informally known as the “Structural Integrity Bill.” The New Jersey Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI-NJ) and its Legislative Action Committee (LAC) worked diligently with New Jersey lawmakers… Continue reading

Pre COVID-19 Construction Cost Estimates Are Likely Outdated

By Andrew Podolski on March 15th, 2023

Posted in Community Associations, Litigating Claims

In New Jersey (and virtually all other states), construction defect cases for common interest community associations are heavily reliant on expert witnesses. Even if a building system is obviously defective — in that windows leak every time it rains, cracks have developed in walls, and sidewalks have sunken from improper soil… Continue reading

New Bill Clarifies Statute of Limitations For Community Association Transition Litigation Matters

By Andrew Podolski on January 18th, 2022

Posted in Community Associations

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Governor Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 396, which automatically tolls (i.e. pauses) the 6-year Statute of Limitations for construction defect claims by condominium and/or homeowner associations and cooperative corporations until the first election when unit owners take majority control of the association board (“Transition”). Although… Continue reading

New Legislation Permanently Allows Community Association Members to Participate in Member Meetings Via Remote Communication

By Andrew Podolski on January 13th, 2022

Posted in Community Associations

The New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act (N.J.S.A. 15A:5-1, et seq.) (the “Act”) was amended on Monday, January 22, 2022, to permanently allow remote community association member meetings (using Zoom, Teams, or other remote communication technologies). Previously, the Act permitted remote meetings of members-only when New Jersey was in a declared state of… Continue reading

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