The bill was voted out of the Joint Committee Favorably!
THANK YOU FOR CALLING, EMAILING AND WRITING IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT STEPS
Write letters, send email, make phone calls. Urge the committee to vote S495 An Act Relative to Crumbling Concrete Foundations out of committee favorably as soon as possible. Include why you support the legislation.
THIS IS AN URGENT REQUESET! WE NEED THE COMMITTEE TO VOTE THIS BILL OUT FAVORABLY BEFORE THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF FEBRUARY! THIS IS THE DEADLINE THEY HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION!
Testimony from the April 10th Hearing
Check out testimony from the public hearing here
Written testimony can still be sent in to the Joint Committee on Environment and Natural Resources at JointCommittee.Environment@malegislature.gov
Massachusetts Residents Against Crumbling Foundations is a group dedicated to raising awareness and gaining support for solutions to the crumbling foundation crisis arising throughout homes in Massachusetts. This site is designed by volunteers to help residents that suspect and have this issue find information that can help. Massachusetts Residents Against Crumbling Foundations offers this as a service only and does not endorse any particular vendors. All of the content here is organized for the sole purpose of making the information easy to find. Most content is linked back to the original publisher.
Why Do You Need To Take Action?
Concrete used in homes in contained the mineral pyrrhotite, which degraded foundations. Without repairs costing $150,000 to $250,000, affected homes eventually would be uninhabitable.
Private Insurance companies have denied homeowners’ claims to cover the cost of foundation repairs. In 2019, the Connecticut State Supreme Court ruled that homeowners’ insurance policies can exclude crumbling foundations under the existing definition of “collapse.”