Concrete Foundation Information

Crumbling concrete basement wall

Town of Tolland Contacts

Assessor's Office: 860-871-3655;  Building Department: 860-871-3601;  Town Manager's Office: 860-871-3600

Legislation has been passed for the 2016 grand list that allows the assessor to reduce assessments due to the crumbling foundation outbreak.  An application can be found here, as well as an engineers evaluation report which needs to be filed with the assessor by December 1 in order to process the application before the grand list is signed.  Please contact the assessor with any questions. 

A Homeowner Advocate has been appointed by the Department of Housing (DOH) in accordance with Public Act 17-2, Section 347.  The Homeowner Advocate helps homeowners with questions pertaining to State or Federal assistance as well as coordinate efforts of the State to provide assistance to those with crumbling foundations. 

Lena Holleran
Homeowner Advocate
Crumbling Foundations
50 Hudson St
Hartford Ct

November 25, 2019 - Press Release - 1099s for Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations

November 4, 2019 - Supplementary Assistance to Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations

January 9, 2019 - Reminder CFSIC will begin accepting applications January 10, 2019 at 9:00AM

December 14, 2018 - Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, Inc. (CFSIC) - UPDATE

October 15, 2018 - Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, Inc. (CFSIC)

October 13, 2018 - Captive Insurance Informational Meeting

May 14, 2018 - IRS Webinar:  Deteriorating Residential Concrete Foundations Caused by the Mineral Pyrrhotite

April 19, 2018 - Multi-Jurisdictional Concrete Foundation Testing Program Press Release

March 26, 2018 - Written Testimony Supporting Raised Bill No. 518.

March 26, 2018 - An Act Concerning Additional Assistance for Homeowners with Crumbling Concrete Foundations - Raised Bill No. 518.

February 7, 2018 - Extension of Federal Tax Relief for Crumbling Foundation Repairs Announced.

January 10, 2018 - Update on Crumbling Foundations and Casualty Loss Deduction.

December 21, 2017 - Update on Federal Tax Bill and Crumbling Foundations.

November 28, 2017 - CRCOG Crumbling Foundations Testing Reimbursement Program Now Open For Business.

September 20, 2017 - A letter to Governor Malloy in regards to the budget and crumbling concrete foundations from the Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations.

April 2017 - An article, written by Town Manager Steven Werbner, in the April 2017 edition of Connecticut Town & City, a publication of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM).

February 28, 2017 Press Release - Municipal Officials: Crumbling Foundations Need to be Addressed Today

February 22, 2017 - A Message From The Town Manager On Crumbling Foundations

January 5, 2017 - CRCOG’s Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations and the CRCOG Purchasing Council released its initial list of qualified vendors for Structural Engineering Services and Concrete Foundations Replacement Services.

December 30, 2016 - Final Report From The State Department of Consumer Protection and Attorney General's Office on Deteriorating Concrete in Residential Foundations.

December 12, 2016 - CRCOG Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations (quick information sheet & latest map of known locations).

November 21, 2016 - Response to Senators Proposal To Assist Residents with Crumbling Foundations.

November 14, 2016 - Federal Agency Says No to Field Office to Study Crumbling Foundations in Tolland and Other Area Towns.

November 8, 2016 - Town Council adopts Permit Waiver for Crumbling Foundations. 

October 19, 2016 - Gov. Malloy Asks FEMA to Participate in State's Efforts to Assist Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations

October 14, 2016 - CRCOG Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations (Guidelines Regarding Assessments Related to Crumbling Foundations) - Capitol Region Council of Governments - CRCOG

August 11, 2016 - Application for Assessment Adjustment Due to Defective Concrete Foundation (Tolland Assessor Letter, Application and Engineering Evaluation Report)

June 21, 2016 - Letter sent to Governor Malloy on behalf of the Towns of Tolland, Mansfield, Coventry and Willington

May 11, 2016 - Concrete Informational Forum at E. O. Smith High School

May 3, 2016 - A Message from the Town Manager on Tolland High School's Foundation

April 14, 2016 - A Message from the Town Manager on Crumbling Foundations

April 2016 - Public Information Session on Crumbling Foundations