common areas

common areas

(1) In leaseholds, the area over which the landlord retains exclusive control and liability, such as stairwells and hallways. (2) In condominiums, all property except for the specific condominium units themselves.Common areas are owned by all condo owners in common with each other, except that access may be restricted for plumbing, electrical, and other such areas, or it may be semirestricted so that all condo owners own a portion of your balcony, but you are the only one entitled to use it.

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The company also offers janitorial custodial/janitorial services for grounds and common areas as well as to their newest enterprise: Rent Ready Construction Services.
However, the rule allows property owners to prohibit installation on the roof, in hallways, on exterior walls, and in other indoor and outdoor common areas.
A porte cochere defines the main entrance to the facility around which the common areas are grouped.
The Strata law gives home owner associations the responsibility of maintaining common areas in master developments.
In contrast, property managers often have a duty concerning common area maintenance and business invitees using common areas.
The POM program includes a 16-camera digital system monitoring all the common areas in the 76-unit residential condominium portion of the building, which encompasses the sixth through 45th floors.
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Birke filed a lawsuit on behalf of his daughter against the building owners to stop people from smoking in common areas of the apartments.
Many condo owners do not think they need to buy property and liability insurance because their condo association's insurance will cover their losses, but those policies cover common areas of buildings, not the inside of units or their contents.
One thing the judges commented on was the emphasis on the common areas in photographs.
The defects include significant lighting problems in the common areas, serious asphalt cracks and deterioration as well as large separations between the concrete walls and the buildings.

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