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Kafka Near the Long Island Shore (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 18:35
Three consecutive boards of the Spring Meadows cooperative, a 167-unit townhouse community in Hauppauge, Long Island, learned that capital projects can drag on. And on. In this case, the board
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Laguna Woods Village condo board takes steps to close lease policy loopholes (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 18:20
Laguna Woods Village’s Third Mutual board has unanimously approved a resolution that aims to close four loopholes within the housing association’s lease authorization policy.  Last year, the board of directors
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Polk County condo owners claim homes are infested with mold (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 18:18
I feel like they left me here to die,” Erica Ray, a single mom battling breast cancer says. She claimes that her condo is infested with mold.  Sunday, she made
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Maryland property management company accused of misusing nearly $2.5 million in HOA, condo fees

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 14:27
A property management company is in trouble with the state over how it spent homeowner and condo fees.  The Maryland Attorney General Consumer Protection Division filed charges against Evergreen Management,
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Brick Planning Roadway, Dam Replacement in Flooded Neighborhood (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:47
The streets, like any other in town, are publicly owned and the responsibility of Brick Township. The dam and culvert, which carry the street over a private lake, is the
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Ask An Expert: Your HOA, Condo Questions (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:35
Q: Hi, I am a homeowner in a condominium building and I think that our board is creating rules that might not be legal. Can you please explain the process
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Brandermill HOA, former office manager sue each other (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:25
A former employee has filed a civil lawsuit against the Brandermill Community Association, its general manager and a member of its board of directors, alleging her credit has been damaged
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Honolulu looks to Singapore to solve its housing shortage (HI)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 07:10
There’s an old joke in Hawaii that state bird should be the crane — as in, the construction crane. A quick look around Honolulu’s Ala Moana neighborhood shows why: High-rise
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Veteran battles HOA in Las Vegas over flag pole violation (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 07:01
A Vietnam War veteran says he is resisting his community homeowners association about a flag pole being in violation in his front yard.  Ted Deyoung’s said the flag in his
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Athens Farmers’ Dispute with HOA Heads to Court (GA)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 06:58
Two Athens farmers are suing their homeowners’ association over whether farms are allowed at Shoal Creek Farms.  Diamond Hill Farm owners Carter and Shelley Dodd filed a lawsuit last month
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State limited in enforcement involving homeowner’s associations (IN)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 06:54
A Call 6 Investigation into homeowner’s associations suing thousands of homeowners is prompting a lot of reaction.  Attorneys for HOAs say lawsuits are a last resort to get homeowners to
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18 units destroyed in apartment (condo) fire in Kissimmee (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 15:08
After a fire destroyed 18 apartment units in Kissimmee Monday afternoon, residents returned to the building that’s now been condemned by inspectors.  More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire
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Call 6: Carmel homeowner out $45K after HOA sues over wine truck in driveway (IN)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 14:50
Spring is here and for many homeowners, that means a fresh coat of paint, new landscaping, or even a new deck or patio.  But before you make improvements to your
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Charleston property manager gets prison for defrauding communities of more than $700K (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 14:40
A former property manager has been sentenced to federal prison for defrauding numerous homeowner associations in the Charleston area of more than $700,000.  Karen Colie, 46, who owned Marshland Communities
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Spring Creek candidates look at roads, HOA future (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:55
Roads and economic growth were some of the topics addressed in a candidate form for three men who are seeking election to a seat on the Spring Creek Association’s board
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Residents of Detroit Suburb Fight Anti-Canvassing Law (MI)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:36
Political activists filed a First Amendment lawsuit Monday challenging “No Canvassing” signs in a Detroit suburb.  Michigan Liberation, a nonprofit organization seeking “to end mass incarceration,” and three individual plaintiffs sued
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Vista Hills County Club closing: City Reps hold community meeting to address concerns (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:34
Hundreds of residents attended a special meeting over the planned closure of an east side country club. Where plenty of East Side residents are very concerned about the closing down
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Unpaid HOA dues lead to lawsuit for Noblesville man (IN)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:32
A Noblesville homeowner is upset after his homeowner’s association sued him over $150 in unpaid dues.  Terry McMillen lives in North Harbour of Noblesville, a neighborhood located close to Morse
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HOA Homefront – Can associations limit dogs? One ‘pet’ is allowed (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 19:22
Q:Our homeowners association recently voted to update our CC&R’s. One section prohibits ownership of numerous breeds of dogs that the board considers dangerous. Since California law (Food and Agriculture Code
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The duty of the board: Morals of the story (NH)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 19:17
“The board of directors shall have a fiduciary relationship to members of the unit owners’ association.” RSA 356-B: 35, I.  What does that mean, having a fiduciary relationship? Well, a
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