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Sun May 30, 2021, 08:53 PM

Help For Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations Gets Boost From House

Lawmakers in the House voted late Thursday to prevent the scheduled expiration of a company managing funds to assist property owners whose foundations are deteriorating as a result of corrupted concrete.

The change was included in a bill, which passed 144 to 2, and removes language from state law that would sunset the Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company next summer. Reps. Jack Hennessy, D-Bridgeport, and Cara Pavalock-D’Amato, R-Bristol, voted against the legislation.

“It is critically important to our community that we are able to improve these homes that are damaged by crumbling concrete,” Rep. Jaime Foster, D-Ellington, said.

As of last week, the captive insurance company had assisted in the replacement of 309 foundations afflicted by pyrrhotite, a mineral found to be ruining concrete in building foundations throughout eastern Connecticut.

Read more: https://ctnewsjunkie.com/2021/05/28/help-for-homeowners-with-crumbling-foundations-gets-boost-from-house/

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