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Vet struggles to climb stairs as Heather Gardens takes elevator out of service for code upgrade (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:07
Imagine walking up four flights of stairs and getting so winded that you have to stop at each landing to catch your breath.  That’s the reality for Vietnam War vet
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Residents turn port-a-potty into festive spectacle (MD)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:56
When a construction crew placed a port-a-potty in a Frederick County neighborhood, residents transformed the eyesore into a spectacular holiday light display – complete with a disco ball.  The portable
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Menorah Removal Creates Outcry At Mahwah Condo Complex (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:54
Residents are upset after a condo association removed a menorah and dreidel from its holiday display.  Helen Stein is Jewish and has lived at the Apple Ridge condominium complex for
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The fight over Mansfield’s controversial bridge ends up in court. Here’s what’s at stake (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:52
The pedestrian bridge at Oliver Nature Park remains closed as the city and several Estates of Creekwood residents prepare for a courtroom showdown this month, which could end with it
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Among the many issues facing community associations in 2019: Budget discrepancies, dog waste, water damage and cannabis (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:44
Another year approaches, and community associations will deal with both new and ongoing challenges. What’s on the agenda for 2019?  We asked several industry pros to predict next year’s hot
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As Miami Battles Sea-Level Rise, This Artist Makes Waves with His “Underwater Homeowners Association” (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:35
“It is with incredible pain that I say I know my city is doomed by climate change,” says Cortada, who is the artist in residence at Pinecrest Gardens, a recreation
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Ice Lake HOA signs water deal (AR)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:04
A contract between the Ice Lake homeowner’s association and the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District last year may keep the historic lake full.  The contract sets into motion the legal
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Denver goes after landlord for tenant’s marijuana grow (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:01
Albert Monson is a firefighter for the U.S. Department of Defense. He lives in Bahrain, a tiny Arab country next to Saudia Arabia, where he puts out oil well fires.
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Cell tower rejected: Grand Lakes HOA board votes against project (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 05:22
The Grand Lakes Community Association board of directors has rejected a request to build a cell tower near the master-planned community of 2,800 homeowners.  Read the article…………………The proposal to build
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Elf on the Cul-De-Sac Causes Mischief with Local Homeowner’s Association (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 05:19
The Somersett neighborhood is known for its lavish Christmas decorations and holiday cheer, but this year, their homeowners association, known as the Somersett Owners’ Association, has an issue with some
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Veto of Honolulu Bill Delaying Fire Safety Compliance Stands (HI)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 05:15
A law requiring high-rise buildings to perform fire safety evaluations within three years and comply with the evaluations within six years was enacted earlier this year.  It was prompted by
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Sherman Woods holiday lights help Salvation Army (MI)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 09:17
“Two years ago we looked at this as an opportunity to leverage the interest in our neighborhood’s Christmas displays to raise a few extra dollars for the Red Kettle campaign,”
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Condo fire in Woodbridge injures 1 person (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 09:12
Video shows a condo fire the forced several people out of their homes in New Jersey.  The fire broke out inside a unit at Hillside Gardens Apartments in Woodbridge just
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How to have influence on your condo board

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 04:30
Q: I own a small condominium in a midsize building in Chicago. I pay around $500 per month in assessments, and the building has more than $600,000 in reserves. The
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Bella Vista Residents Receive Water Violation Notice, POA Says Water is Still ‘OK’ to Drink (AR)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:10
A notice sent to people living in Bella Vista regarding a water violation has left many concerned, but the city says there is no immediate health risk from drinking the
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Judge rules against Brittany Chase owners over condo board election (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:08
Appointed voters at the Brittany Chase condo complex in Wayne do not have the right to conduct any business before the condo board, other than to vote in this week’s
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RVR golf course sale still concern for community (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:32
Rands sought for months to convince the town of Carbondale to rezone the driving range for high-density, multi-family housing. The golf course announced in July that it might have to
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’Fair housing’ creates challenge to remove aggressive neighborhood dog (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:10
In the Chapman house, four-legged friends are part of the family. Like their dog Bailee.  “He loved his walks,” Jennifer Chapman says.  But on a recent walk, they say Bailey
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Residents poke fun at Somersett Owners Association for demanding Christmas decor come down (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:38
Dan Rowan’s suspects Elf on the Shelf may be to blame for the holiday decorations that violate his homeowner’s association.  Rowan, a local optometrist who lives on Deerbrook Court in
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Woman told to deep six Holly Hill ‘Bah, humbug’ display (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:31
hristmas has always been special to Kathy Hill, who as a youth in Diamond Bar, California, was always amused by a message in lights on a fence on a high
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