The Real Deal Miami

Residents pay foreclosed neighbors’ bills

April 30, 2009 02:39PM

The Associated Press visits Miami condominiums where a large number of foreclosures have left the remaining residents in danger of losing their hot water and other utilities. As foreclosed owners fail to pay their association fees, other residents are left footing their bills for water, phones and landscaping. State lawmakers are considering several bills that would give the banks more responsibility for condo association fees and utility bills for foreclosed properties.