Florida Government Chinese Drywall Sites

Here’s a list of Florida Government Property Appraiser’s Sites that discuss Chinese Drywall and what to do if you might think you have it

Miami-Dade:

http://www.miamidade.gov/pa/whats_new.asp

Over the past several months hundreds of Miami-Dade County residents have reported the presence of defective Chinese drywall in their homes.  These homeowners believe the values of their properties have been impacted by this problem.

Lee County

http://www.leepa.org/drywall/default.aspx

They have been collecting data for value adjustments

Broward County

http://www.bcpa.net/

The Property appraiser is using this guideline to appraise properties with Chinese Drywall.

Hillsborough County

http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/countyinfo/drywall/home.cfm

On Sept 22 the Tampa Bay Online site reported that the Hillsborough County Property Appraiser’s Office will be offering to halve the estimated value in the worst cases of evaluated homes with Chinese Drywall. The land value would be included int he reduction.

Martin County

http://www.pa.martin.fl.us/images/stories/forms/Defective-Chinese-Drywall-Claim.pdf

This is simply the form to complete to tell the county you may have Chinese Drywall.

Florida Department of Health

http://www.doh.state.fl.us/environment/community/indoor-air/inspections.html

6 Steps to Self-Assess whether you have signs that your home may be affected by drywall imported from China – An easy step-by-step guide to assess if you your home has imported wallboard.

Once you completed the guide then you can see if your home meets the Case definition of  ”A home with Chinese Drywall”. — Your home may meet the Case Definition if it was built after January 1, 2004 and you answered “Yes” to two or more of the questions in the guide. OR If the home was built before January 1, 2004, and you answered “Yes” to three or more of the questions, your home may still meet the Case Definition.

Here’s the Case Definition

Florida Department of Revenue

http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/property/RP/drywall.html

Listed here are the following

  • FAQ’s according to the Department
  • A timeline of what happened and when
  • A map showing the states and the reported number of cases (Florida ranks #1 with over 1000 cases)
  • The same type of map but this time showing the counties in Florida
  • The Case Definition
  • The Step-by-Step Guide

Please comment on other locations where people can find resources

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