The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office has sued a suburban Philadelphia-based home builder, alleging it misrepresented to several customers that new homes were weather-resistant.
The suit was filed Thursday in Montgomery County Court against the Plymouth Meeting-based Cutler Group. The lawsuit accuses the developer of failing to install stucco and other weather-resistant materials, resulting in excessive water damage to some homes.
Prosecutors say it could cost more than $100,000 to repair each home. The lawsuit was filed in response to complaints filed by homeowners.
Authorities are seeking restitution for the builder's customers as well as penalties for violations of the Consumer Protection Law.
Company CEO David Cutler tells The Philadelphia Inquirer attorneys will respond and the complaints are for homes that were built at least nine years ago.