HOA News

Snap! The local HOA just captured your license plate number (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:32
They’ve tried building fences. Hiring private security guards. Installing closed-circuit cameras around their homes to spot every passing car or suspicious-looking person.  And now, homeowners throughout the Bay Area and
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Can condo owner see ledgers of those delinquent in assessment payments? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:27
Q: I am an owner in a condominium. I have made a request to see the individual unit owner assessment ledgers for owners who are delinquent in the payment of
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Some luxury condo developers add landing pads for flying cars (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 17:33
As the development of personal transportation drones advances, landing pads are emerging as the latest must-have amenity at condominiums for the wealthiest buyers.  For example, three luxury condos will feature
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Long road home for StoneWood residents after December 2017 fire

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 17:29
It was a year ago Tuesday when flames tore through StoneWood Condominium, displacing Mimi Rivera and dozens of others from the 54-unit complex along Richards Avenue.  Since then, Rivera and her
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Should an owner who has not paid assessments be elected to the board? (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:40
Q. It’s time for the annual meeting for our condominium association, and a controversy has erupted over one of our rules. The association has a rule that states an owner
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Election date can be required in bylaws, not statute (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 05:23
Q: Our condominium election is in December, which makes no sense to me because most of our community goes back north for the holiday season, and the election is scheduled
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Condo fire in Fitchburg caused at least $800,000 in damage (WI)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 05:21
People living in a side-by-side condominium in Fitchburg are without a home after a fire swept through their homes Thursday night…….When firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were coming from the
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Maricopa County orders Phoenix condo complex to clean up sewage (AZ)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 05:17
Maricopa County is ordering a Phoenix condominium complex to clean up raw sewage after residents complained the waste has been pooling outside their homes for weeks.  On Friday an inspector
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Inexperienced HOA board can cause damage (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:55
Q: We purchased a home in a community roughly seven years ago and were satisfied up until earlier this year.  The association attorney is a friend or distant relative of
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Double Horn residents vote to incorporate; now the real business begins (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:34
After a 75-65 vote Dec. 6, the Double Horn subdivision near Spicewood will now incorporate as a new Type B city in Burnet County.  The votes will be canvassed Dec.
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‘Hoarder’ fire destroys Grafton condo (WI)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:29
A Grafton condominium owner was displaced after the fire chief said hoarding made it much more difficult to put out flames that broke out Thursday night.  Chief William Rice said
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HOA Homefront: Questions on removal of presidents, and the PUD myth (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:22
Q: The president of our HOA was recently removed as president (with no explanation and at an unposted meeting), but she is still on the board, referred to as director
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Fire in Bridgeport condo prompts heavy smoke conditions (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:09
Roughly two hours after fire units were sent to the Park Royal Condominium in the city, units started clearing from the scene, dispatch reports indicated.  Around 6:10 p.m., Bridgeport firefighters
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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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