After Surfside collapse in Florida, condos facing insurance challenge and demands for documents
A 12- story oceanfront condo tower partially collapsed on June 24, 2021 early in the town of Surfside, Fla.. - Al Diaz/TNS

MIAMI — Home buyers considering a condominium can’t inspect key documents covering repair reserves and structural safety until they’ve signed a sales contract. That could change after the Surfside condominium collapse, with elected leaders and advocates pushing for transparency measures on the privately owned buildings. At a meeting Friday led by a Miami-Dade commissioner, industry representatives asked for Florida to beef up disclosure requirements and management standards for condominium associations. And an insurance seller warned that higher bills are coming for older complexes — assuming ...