MUDs fund building blocks of Pearland’s development (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:48
Special districts crafted to meet infrastructure needs for public utilities might be one of the hardest to understand taxing entities operating within Pearland’s boundaries and the surrounding land the city
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FHA’s Montgomery says “more flexible” condo rules are coming

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:27
Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Brian Montgomery said the agency is currently working to revise its condominium approval rules and that he expects a final rule to be announced soon.  Speaking
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SC HOA says lawsuits are bankrupting their Greenville community (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:14
Lawsuits filed by a resident against the Woodington Home Owners Association sought total damages of $1. The resident, Ray Wedlake said he offered to pay for mediation, which the association
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Real-estate matters: Get rules, fines legally set before going after condo ‘bully’

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:20
Q: Our condo building has had a problem with one particular owner ever since he purchased his unit in the building and moved in.  Initially, he didn’t get permission for
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Quorum and Amendment Vote Different (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 09:46
Q: There has been confusion in my homeowners’ association regarding the vote required to approve amendments. We understand that the law states that the quorum for a members’ meeting cannot
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Can board members cancel contract that was signed without board approval (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 06:02
Q: Our Board president signed a contract for over $100,000 that was never approved by the Board. In fact, we (the other board members) never knew the contract was being
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‘Nuts’ UWS man who sued his condo board blasted as NYC’s ‘worst neighbor’

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 19:40
He’s the Lord of the Gadflies.  James Miller holds his luxury Upper West Side high-rise accountable for everything he can think of — and then some — from security, sidewalk
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Residents on Lake Orono seek taxing district (MN)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 14:04
Residents around Elk River’s Lake Orono are working on a special taxing district that will contribute monies toward the restoration and maintenance of that lake, officials learned on May 6
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Continuing to serve after resignation? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:31
Q: The president of my condominium association resigned verbally at a board meeting both as a director and as president. A few hours later he sent out a written notice
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Homeowners, HOA clash over backyard gazebo (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:28
There’s a battle brewing between two Las Vegas homeowners and their HOA. The issue centers around a gazebo housed in their backyard.   Read the article…………………..
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Clueless lady who planted bamboo worst. Neighbor. Ever. (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 19:37
Q: We are in an HOA, and one of our neighbors has planted bamboo. It’s spreading into yards on both sides of her house. She says we just need to
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One Ocean’s condo association sues Related alleging shoddy construction (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 19:13
Jorge Pérez’s effort to unload a four-bedroom penthouse he owns at One Ocean in Miami Beach may have just gotten more complicated.  Miami’s condo king just chopped nearly 50 percent
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Federal law allows for service animals in HOA (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:11
Q: I am being constantly harassed with doctored-up photos taken of my door. I have one active service dog — a white German shepherd named Snow. I have a retired
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12-year-old boy and his father rescued from Norfolk condo fire (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:40
An 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital and his father was rescued from a fire at The Willows condominiums early Friday, fire officials said.    Read the article……………….
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Polo Farms residents upset over possible mine operation coming to area (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:36
A mine could be coming to the Polo Farms area of Highway 905.  Professional Engineer, Steve Powell with Venture Engineering says his clients are looking to mine sand and create
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Florida drags feet for decades on fire safety for condos

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:34
Man discovered fire hundreds of thousands of years ago.  And for almost that long, or so it seems, politicians and taxpayers in Florida have been arguing about fire. It’s fire
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Firefighters battle flames at Lake Mary condominium complex (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:19
A Lake Mary condo complex bursted into flames on Monday morning.  According to the Seminole County Fire Rescue, a fire broke out early Monday morning at the Regency Park condominium
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Former SEC chief accountant sues his HOA over bicycle crash, wins $41 million award (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:54
A Palm Beach County jury has awarded $41 million in damages to a former Securities and Exchange Commission official who suffered severe injuries in a bicycle crash in his Jupiter
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If association doesn’t enforce rules, what recourse do you have as an owner?

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:52
Q: What is the condominium board’s responsibility for enforcing our condo homeowners association’s rules/regulations?  For example, our association limits the number of dogs to no more than two per condo.
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Flags meant to support police torn down at Palatine condos (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:49
American-style flags with a blue stripe designed to support law enforcement are back up at a Palatine condominium complex near Lake-Cook Road, replacing the original batch of 14 that authorities
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