Weekly FAQ #2 – Leaking Balconies
Q. The balcony of the above unit is leaking into my unit. What can I do?
A. The quickest way is to inform the unit above of the water ingress coming from their unit possibly. Most of the time they would not realised that water has gone into your unit. If you have no luck contacting the lot owner / residents of the above unit, please contact the OC Manager who shall assist you in contacting the lot owner.
In Victoria, the waterproofing mechanism is usually the responsibility of the lot owner to maintain. The Owners Corporation cannot undertake repairs on behalf of the lot owner unless it has been properly authorised/resolved to do so.