Relief claimed by the residents for structural defect under MAHARERA

Dated on: Monday 15th July 2019

Due to the collapse of the compound wall of Alcon Stylus which was a support to the open parking area killing over 15 construction workers living in makeshift shelters in an adjacent plot, structural defects can be claimed by the residents. The Act clarifies that the residents can claim damages for any structural defect within a period of 5 years from the date of handing over of the possession. It is the duty of the promoter to rectify such defects within 30 days or pay appropriate compensation irrespective of the registration period.

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