Condo board boss warned of worsening damage before collapse

Al Diaz / Miami Herald via AP

Search-and-rescue teams look for survivors at the Champlain Towers South residential condo Tuesday in Surfside, Fla.

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Weeks before a Florida condo building collapsed, the president of its board wrote that structural problems identified in a 2018 inspection had “gotten significantly worse” and owners needed to pay a hefty price to get them fixed.