Can I be liable for another condo trustee renting an illegal space?
Question Details: I own a unit within a 2 unit condo Trust. The other owner currently rents out his condo as 2 separate apartments, 1 of which is in the basement, not legally zoned, and is paid for in cash. Since the apartments are in no way encroaching on my unit there are no real negative impacts to me currently. I just want to know if issues arise with the illegal apartment, could I or the condo Trust as a whole be held liable or is all the risk with the other owner.
The trust can be held liable, since the apartments belong to the trust--the trust, as the unit owner, can be held liable or responsible for an illegal rentals or other violations. The trustee who is personally doing this can also potentially be held liable due to his/her personal involvement. Other trustees not personally involved would not be personally liable.
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