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A recent decision by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals brings into renewed focus the tension between condominium and homeowner associations and lenders when it comes to payment of delinquent association assessment...more
A homeowners association, on behalf of its members, sued a condominium developer and various other parties for construction design defects that allegedly made their homes unsafe and uninhabitable for a significant portion of...more
In the case of Beacon Residential Community Association v. Skidmore Owings and Merrill et. al. (July 3, 2014, S208173) Cal.4th, a condominium homeowners association, sued the developer of the project and the project architect...more
Attorneys in Homeowners Association (“HOA”) construction defect cases must meet with the homeowners to provide litigation updates and it can sometimes be difficult to preserve the attorney-client privilege for the...more
What is “Amalgamation”? It is a consolidation, joining, union or marriage of two or more parties. For condominiums, it means merging two or more similarly built and managed condominium corporations so that it becomes one...more
Foreclosing lenders in Florida frequently take title to properties that are subject to homeowners' and condominium association assessments. Just as frequently, the newly-titled lender is presented with a bill from the...more
Chicago Tribune Condo Adviser columnist Howard Dakoff explains why there's not always a one size fits all formula for calculating town home assessments. Howard is a partner in the Community Associations Practice Group of...more
Once again the Colorado Legislature has adopted new legislation governing owners' associations, including four bills in the so-called HOA Reform Package that have either gone into effect, or will go into effect January 1,...more
The 2013 Florida Legislature was very busy passing new legislation related to the operation and development of condominiums, homeowners associations, cooperatives and timeshares....more
HB 73- Omnibus Legislation -
This bill containing 74 pages is a "stripped down" version of a bill which passed the House last year but failed to obtain Senate approval. It contains a potpourri of changes to the...more
While many condominium corporations allow pets in the condominium, pet owners who fail to familiarize themselves with the condominium’s restrictions on pets, or who blatantly ignore these restrictions, do so at the risk of...more
Developers and general contractors would like to avoid litigating construction defect claims brought by condominium homeowner associations. There is a way to do this.
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