Multiple Dwellings

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Condominium
While the degree of control exercised by a condominium association over individual dwelling units may be limited, it still exercises sufficient control to be considered a multiple dwelling within the meaning of the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Act. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 005
Where a condominium association has access to each unit for the purpose of abating any violation of a rule or regulation of a governmental entity, the association may be required to install smoke detectors in each of the dwelling units. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 005
Where no authority exists within a master deed or bylaws which would give a condominium association the right to make improvements or require each dwelling unit owner to make the improvement the Department of Community Affairs may not require them to do so. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 005
Where the deterioration in any portion of a plumbing system which can be characterized as a common .element, is likely to cause problems to the entire system as well as to other individual units, a condominium association may be required to make repairs. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 005
Defined
Statutory standards for granting exceptions to housing regulations are not met when the petitioner fails to demonstrate a financial hardship or that the possibility of health risks to the building's occupants has not been precluded. Decision: 3 N.J.A.R. 237
While the degree of control exercised by a condominium association over individual dwelling units may be limited, it still exercises sufficient control to be considered a multiple dwelling within the meaning of the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Act. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 005
Smoke Detectors
Where good faith efforts have been made to abate smoke detector violations, discretionary authority should be used to assess a lower penalty. Decision: 5 N.J.A.R. 120
Where the Legislature provides for specific smoke detection equipment, no other type of equipment may be substituted. Decision: 6 N.J.A.R. 081