HOA News

Smoky Fire Clears Rittenhouse High-Rise (PA)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:16
Residents fled their Rittenhouse Square homes overnight after a fire sent smoke through their luxury high-rise. A firefighter and three residents suffered injuries.  Three people suffered smoke inhalation in the
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Does Your HOA Have To Plow Your Snow? (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:59
Some agreements include snow maintenance, road maintenance and landscaping, but the problem is, most HOA agreements aren’t very specific.   Read the article………………….
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Melbourne Beach condo damages spur lawsuit, code enforcement case since Hurricane Irma (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:51
A $10 million insurance dispute remains unresolved at the Versailles Sur La Mer condominium complex, which has sat vacant since shortly after Hurricane Irma’s rain bands struck in September 2017. 
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POA sues security software firm (AR)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:46
Citing an alleged failure to fulfill a contract to enhance security at Hot Springs Village gates, the Property Owners’ Association on Nov. 26 filed a lawsuit against the company that
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Trump Tower is one of the city’s least energy-efficient buildings (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:43
As president, Donald Trump has pulled the U.S. out of an international emissions treaty that would fight global warming, pledged his support for carbon-belching fuel sources such as coal and
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‘Worst living conditions ever’: Local condominiums under investigation for code violations (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:39
Joshua Stark, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Sergeant, says that in October he responded to Desert Garden Condominiums on Bonanza Road twice in a 24-hour period for a shooting and a
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Heat, hot water shutting off at Ronkonkoma condo complex (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:36
Residents of the Nob Hill Condominium complex in Ronkonkoma will be going days without heat or hot water.  Management says starting Tuesday morning, utilities in building No. 1 will be
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Outdoor Christmas decorations banned by North Phoenix HOA (AZ)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:54
It’s not just package thefts that can kill the holiday spirit. Residents of a condo complex in North Phoenix said their HOA has banned outdoor Christmas decorations.  The decision was
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Eight Naples Homeowners Associations unite to protect city’s small-town feel (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:48
Eight Naples homeowners associations have banded together to preserve the small-town feel of Naples, which they fear is quickly disappearing due to the city’s penchant for granting deviations and variances
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Homeowner Association didn’t have quake insurance, residents of condemned Eagle River condos say (AK)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:22
An Eagle River homeowner association was not carrying earthquake insurance when the 7.0 magnitude temblor struck on Nov 30., despite that insurance being a requirement of the homeowners’ agreement, residents
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No peace in sight as battle over Idaho Christmas display rages on (ID)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:58
The fight between a North Idaho homeowner and his homeowners’ association continues, despite a court ruling saying his large Christmas lights display did not violate the rules of the HOA. 
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Head of Delaware’s prison guard union tangled in homeowners association lawsuits

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:31
During the day, Geoffrey Klopp is the face of the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware, fighting for better work conditions in light of last year’s fatal uprising at a Delaware
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Respected chief financial officer fired by Pine Mountain Club (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:29
The Pine Mountain Club Property Owners Association fired Kim Ryan, its chief financial officer, on Friday, Nov. 2, in the midst of the POA’s annual audit. According to a member
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Board Can’t Prohibit Hurricane Shutters (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 08:01
Q: Our condominium did a major renovation project several years ago, included impact glass for all the windows and sliders. Recently, our board received a request from an owner to
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Shelton firefighters knock down blaze at condo complex (CT)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 07:54
City firefighters extinguished flames at a condominium complex Friday afternoon, fire officials said.  The first fire units on scene reported a working fire on the second floor. Crews immediately stretched a
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Here’s how Homeowners Associations get their considerable, sometimes subjective, control over residents (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 07:48
Realtors use their absence as a selling point. Bad ones are often described as “rogue.” They can put a lien on your property, demand fees, and issues fines with little
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5 residents displaced after Chesapeake condo catches fire (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 18:08
Five people are without a home after a fire damaged their condominium Sunday morning in the Riverwalk section of Chesapeake. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they say heavy fire was
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Some HOAs have broad authority to inspect private homes for violations (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 12:24
Question: Our HOA governing documents allow for annual inspections of private homes. However, the HOA-designated inspector apparently has an “inspection obsession” resulting in many inspections over a six-month period. The
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Crews battle condominium fire in North Brunswick (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:37
North Brunswick fire units are battling a blaze at the Governor’s Pointe condominium complex and responders are still trying to confirm if all residents escaped the building.   Read the article………………
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Dealing with disruption (HI)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:34
Life in Leilani Estates may never be the same again after residents fled fissures that erupted underneath their homes and streets starting last May.  But with the volcanic vents quiet
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