Q: I was recently made aware that a sex offender moved into my building. He moved into his girlfriend’s apartment. I made the board aware of this—even gave them a printout from criminal justice. We have a lot of children living in our community. Does the board have a legal obligation to advise the shareholders that a sex offender lives in our building?
A: “A board has a legal obligation to protect the interests of its shareholders including protecting them from foreseeable criminal conduct in the building,” says managing partner Stephen Lasser at Lasser Law Group, PLLC, in New York City. Download PDF