Hi - Our coop require licensed and insured plumbers to perform work on the premises. However, in order not to spend money, they also sometimes ge the Superintendent to perform in-the-wall plumbing in violation of NYC laws. This has resulted in several instances of sub-par work that created damages and additional costs. However they persist in this. Sometimes (depending on the shareholder - i.e. it it is a board member) they will hire legal plumbers. Can we refuse to allow or permit illegal work be conducted in our apartments - work that creates possible liability for neighbor's and may also not be covered by our own insurance or the coop's insurance? Can we require the coop to send a legal plumber as per city laws and coop rules when it is work that they must perform? Please only reply if you know 100%. Thanks!Join the Conversation Comments (3)
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