HOA News

Suit Claims Massive Mismanagement at Acropolis Gardens (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:16
Here are a few of the fruits of mismanagement. Leaky ceilings. No hot water. Asbestos exposure. Ballooning debt. Rising monthly maintenance. Misappropriated funds. And the maraschino on the sundae: foreclosure. 
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Neighborhood uses high tech to fight back against crime (TN)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:00
Every car from its color to its tag gets photographed, saved, and sent to a database that Ron Carlson and other homeowners in the Stockett Creek community can look up
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Demver neighbors frustrated by massive sinkhole, lack of options (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:57
Flyers will be posted in a Denver neighborhood on Tuesday asking neighbors to park their cars on the opposite side of their street because of a massive sinkhole.  Emergency crews
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Stafford leaders tighten rules on septic fields (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 18:12
Stafford County residents have experienced problems when using community septic systems which are located in common open space such as a neighborhood. They are usually maintained by a homeowners association. 
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Neighbors claim cars being towed from driveways in Greenacres (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:38
Neighbors in one Greenacres neighborhood claim they are having a very hard time to simply park their car around their own homes.  They say the problem lies with HOA parking
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The Latest Trends in Home Security (NYT)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 06:36
New technology lets you use your cellphone to buzz people into your building or turn off the stove. You can even get a robot to patrol your apartment complex.    Read
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Board election dividing Wayne condo (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 06:33
Unit owners at Brittany Chase have launched a mutiny to unseat two of their neighbors from the condo association’s board of trustees, which they say is to blame for the
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There’s a new plan to stop Millennium Tower sinking — and settle lawsuits (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 06:29
All sides in the Millennium Tower debacle appear to be nearing an agreement on a $100 million-plus fix to stop the 58-story high-rise from sinking further — but at least
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Directors Usually Permitted To Hold More Than One Office (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 07:29
Q: Can the president of a condominium association also serve as the treasurer? None of the other board members would accept the treasurer’s position, and our president now has a
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Can a board member be removed for breaching fiduciary duties? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 07:27
Q: Is a board member who fails to obey the terms of certain provisions of the statute breaching his fiduciary duties and will he automatically be removed from the board
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Procedure to convert to pooled reserves (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:30
Q: Can a condominium association board vote to convert from straight-line reserves to pooled reserves without a membership vote?   Read the Q&A……………
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Owner changes mind about who will vote

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 07:50
Q. I gave my proxy to another owner to vote on my behalf in the upcoming election at our association. It now appears that I will be able to attend
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Bayou Pointe Condo Owners Claim Crews Gutted and Removed Property without Permission (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 19:38
You’ve no doubt heard a few horror stories about people, forced to leave their homes due to damage from Hurricane Michael.  Now there’s one that has also turned into a
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Balconies repaired after concrete falls off Austin’s tallest building (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:29
The location. The luxury. And, the high dollar views. It’s one of the most exclusive and expensive places to live in downtown Austin, and you can see it from miles
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Sheriff: Deputizing Lakes of Four Seasons security too much of a liability pending state police probe (IN)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:35
Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez said it would be too much of a liability to expand Lakes of the Four Seasons security’s police powers at this time and will instead
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Local man says Heritage condominium problems pile up every time it pours (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:39
When it rains it pours. One local man, Mike Johnson, said the problems in his home pour down every time it rains. He said it’s a blame game over who
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Trying Again (Community Improvement Districts) (MS)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:37
N’siders want ability to pay for neighborhood improvements  Northsiders are again asking the state for the ability to tax themselves to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.  And
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Homeowner reports rat infestation in her west Las Vegas home (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:05
A valley woman is dealing with a giant rat problem and she claims her emails to First Service Residential (HOA) have gone unanswered for too long.  Creepy crawlers have been
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Rotting From Within: How water intrusion in new homes turns American dreams to rot (PA)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:46
…The Goldsteins are among hundreds of families in Southeastern Pennsylvania who bought new homes since the start of the 2000s housing boom, only to learn, years later, that shoddy construction
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Stormwater Deja Vu, Controversial Issue Returns (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:40
You know the holidays are right around the corner when “The Three Wise Men” come to Fort Myers Beach!  In this case, the three wise men are Charlie Eck of
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