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My elderly parents live in a condo.

They saw a leak in the attic crawl space a few weeks ago. I went to take a look myself.

Referencing these posts, it sure seems like mold to my untrained eye. https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/126501/is-this-mold-picture-taken-after-treating-with-bleach https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/127678/is-this-mold-mildew-or-just-dirt

The +FRONT+ roof slope crawl space looks like this: front attic slope underside

The +REAR+ roof slope crawl space looks much cleaner than the front: enter image description here

Questions:

Is the first photo mold? Is it dangerous mold? Is it dangerous down to the lower living levels?

Aren't home owners associations generally responsible for things like roof leaking?

Looks like a total roof rebuild to me, but this is my amateur opinion.

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The first photo could well be mold. Testing will confirm/deny. As to danger, the answer is, 'probably, yes, it presents a hazard to occupants'. There are lots of variables to consider, though.

It is very common for HOAs to be responsible for roofing, but you need to contact theirs to see. A paper trail is very important in matters like this.

A mold remediation specialist can weigh in on the rebuild versus rehabilitate question, but my instinct says that you'd want to strip off and replace the affected sheathing.

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