Wednesday, August 24, 2005 | Editor’s note: A Voice investigation uncovered complaints of construction defects and misrepresentations by developers in many downtown high-rise condos and apartments. This four-day series sheds light on the practices of developers and city inspectors, examines the risks buyers are taking and offers them advice.
Voice Special Report
This is part three in a four-part series. Read part one and part two.
The cover of the original brochure for Porto Siena, an attractive condo development in the heart of Little Italy, has a catchy slogan: “Dalla casa si riconosce il padrone,” or “A home discovers its owner.”