Can Florida homeowners sue builders for bad roads, walls?

February 07, 2012|Daniel Vasquez – On Condos, On Condos
Whether a Florida buyer of a new home in a shared community has the right to sue a developer for faulty roads and sidewalks is the issue of a new bill — and battle between Florida courts and lawmakers.

Caught in the middle of the political and judicial crossfire: Homeowners.

The latest salvo in this brewing conflict is House Bill 1013, which states individual homeowners cannot hold builders liable for cracked sidewalks, leaking drainage ponds, or large potholes in the road caused by defective materials or workmanship.