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Crumbling Foundations Public Forum

OCTOBER 26, 2022 7-9PM

Faith Church (Auditorium)

22 Faith Ave

Auburn, MA

Speakers include:

  • Attending Legislators

Keynote Speaker:

  • Nick Scaglione

       Geologist/Expert on pyrrhotite and crumbling concrete

Guest Speakers:

  • Sue Toomey

       Affected CT homeowner, who changed careers to manage foundation replacements including condos.

  • Debbie MacCoy

       Lead CT homeowner advocate and international advocate for quarry testing standards

  • Rich Jenkins

       Realtor familiar with crumbling foundations in Connecticut and Massachusetts

  • Nicholas Hany

       Foundation replacement contractor who recently completed a replacement in Rutland.


Other industry experts will be on hand and available for questions.

Local contact information in the map below. These are residents here to help you with this issue.

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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.”

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