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Condo column: Board members must vote at meetings on association matters (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 07:54
Q: Our board continues to spend money and announce new projects to the community. The problem is that I have been to every board meeting and none of these projects
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Residents oppose tentative assessment process (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 07:52
Several island condo associations voiced objection to the proposed apportionment methodology for the 2020-2021 beach renourishment project at the Captiva Erosion Prevention District’s recent meeting.   On Feb. 11, six groups
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Reserves Must Be Fully Funded Unless Waived (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 07:50
Q: Our condominium association just had a reserve study done for the first time in our twenty-year plus history. We learned that all of the funds we have set up
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Condo meetings generally open to owners, not public (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 13:42
Q. Are Illinois condominium associations subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act?   Read the Q&A…………………..
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Developments regarding new term limit law (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 13:39
Q: In your September column you addressed the new term limit law for condominium association directors. Have there been any developments regarding this law since your September column was published?  Read
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Neighbors complain about neglected property in upscale Phoenix neighborhood (AZ)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 07:09
It’s one of Phoenix’s nicest neighborhoods, the Central Corridor, full of beautiful, upscale homes.  And then there’s a vacant lot, with mounds of dirt and overgrown grass, at the corner
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POAs violate discharge permits (AR)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 07:04
A subdivision discharging treated wastewater into upper Lake Hamilton is out of compliance with its state-issued permit after reporting numerous effluent violations since 2012.  Westwood Village off Albert Pike Road
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HOA Homefront: Shedding light on solar applications (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 07:00
Q:  My HOA sent out a proposed policy for owners wanting to install solar power systems installed on a roof shared with other units. I am not anxious to have
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4-alarm Old City condo fire ruled arson, ATF officials say (PA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:49
The four-alarm fire that ripped through an Old City condo last year has been officially ruled arson.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives released a statement saying the
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Things to consider before HOA issues violations, fines (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:46
This column addresses homeowner association violations and fines and what the board should consider in this process. Do your homework — be familiar with your governing documents, especially your rules
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Seminole County Homeowners Upset Wall Damaged by Irma Still Not Repaired (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:44
Kenisha Wood is one of six homeowners in the Hampton Estates gated community that saw severe damage to a boundary wall off Fawn Run and Old Lockwood Road by Hurricane
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HOA Homefront: Can you ban children under 13 from a community pool?

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:19
Q: I recently read your earlier article on fair housing laws being violated by HOAs trying to enforce state-mandated signs that prohibit children from using HOA pool and spa. We
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Whose name is on deed – partner or spouse? It matters a lot (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:08
QUESTION: My partner and I purchased a condo approximately two years ago. We are a couple who has been together for almost 10 years, but we are not married. The
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Homeowners association files lawsuit regarding warehouse on Princess Road (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:06
A lawsuit challenging the Lawrence Township Planning Board’s approval of a 340,400-square-foot warehouse on Princess Road, which runs between Princeton Pike and Franklin Corner Road, has been filed by The
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Simpsonville homeowner seeks $1 million from HOA, dismissal of court case (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:36
A Simpsonville homeowner is asking for $1 million in damages from his homeowners association if its case against him is dismissed.  The request is part of a motion to dismiss
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Leasing in a Community Association (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:16
Maybe you bought your property as an investment. Perhaps your circumstances in life have changed, and you now need to downsize – or go bigger. Or your job could be
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Inside the exclusive Ocean Reef Club, charges of sex and ‘control’ against top manager (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:04
The man who runs the day-to-day operations of the exclusive Ocean Reef Club gated community in the Upper Florida Keys is embroiled in a sexual harassment lawsuit in which a
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HOA Threatens Fines Over Patrol Car In Driveway, Backs Down After Backlash (MN)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:56
A homeowner has won a battle against her homeowner’s association (HOA) after they tried to fine her for allowing her tenant to park his marked Minnesota State Police vehicle in
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Leisure Town residents want better care of closed golf course (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:27
The view that Leisure Town residents once had from their backyards of a green, well-kept golf course is now that of an unappealing, weed-choked expanse.  And now, they would like
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Marion condo owners worried they could lose everything (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 18:37
Owners of 32 condominiums in Marion are worried they could lose the entire value of their properties that state and engineering officials have deemed unsafe because of soil erosion under
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