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Calls mount for protection for Perth apartment buyers

A campaign has been launched to protect Western Australian apartment buyers from the financial devastation of buying into a defective building, as the state government continues to push for a high-density future for Perth.

Ritz-Carlton and The Towers under construction
Residents at one of Perth's most exclusive projects, The Towers (photographed here while under construction), reported crooked walls, water leaks and uneven paintwork shortly after moving in. Photo: Shutterstock

A campaign has been launched to protect Western Australian apartment buyers from the financial devastation of buying into a defective building, as the state government continues to push for a high-density future for Perth.

Australian Apartment Advocacy chief executive Sam Reece said a lack of protection for apartment buyers needed to be addressed if the state government continues to provide incentives for high-rise living.

In late 2019 the WA s…