(Querist) 31 October 2019
This query is : Resolved
Sir, I own an apartment which is on the top floor, recently there was leakage from the terrace, now to get it repaired is it the responsibility of the owner or the association?
Dr J C Vashista
(Expert) 01 November 2019
Mr./Ms Anonymous, Whether the flat is located in a cooperative housing society or some RWA is maintaining? If the leakage is from roof, it forms part of common area to be taken care by the Society/RWA, otherwise, you are responsible. It is advisable to consult a local prudent lawyer with full facts/documents of the case for better appreciation, guidance and proceeding.
(Expert) 04 November 2019
If it is within the defect liability period, promoter is responsible . Beyond that such minor works usually attended to by flat owner. However no harm is trying through the society if the roof is common area.