The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (“DCA”) has apparently been charging lead inspection surcharges under the New Jersey Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law to common interest communities that are not liable for these surcharges. Unsuspecting associations unfamiliar with the lead surcharge law may pay these surcharges even though they are incorrect. Boards and managers therefore need to carefully review the invoices submitted by the DCA for inspection fees.
You can read Hill Wallack LLP’s full client alert on this issue here.
For more information on this issue, please contact Ronald L. Perl, Esq. or Michael S. Karpoff, Esq.