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In early 2019, the Golden West Patio Home Owners Association (“Association”) implemented a plan to have units tented and fumigated to eliminate a terminate infestation....more

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Claims for When Developers Have TOO Much Control of Association

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Facts- Montana Developer of three condominium-hotels at Big Sky Ski Resort sold units subject to Declarations that required “all unit owners to use [Developer], or an agent designated by [Developer], as their exclusive...more

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Understanding Local Law 97 (LL 97): Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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What is LL 97? - New York City’s LL 97 is part of a package of laws referred to as the Climate Mobilization Act, intended to be New York City’s own “Green New Deal.” At its core, LL 97 caps the amount of greenhouse gas...more

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Best Practices For Homeowner Association Directors and Boards

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Approximately 74.1 million Americans reside in a subdivision, condominium complex, or other planned community that is administered by a community association. Community associations are governed by a board of directors,...more

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Time to Pay the Piper: New Mandatory Reserve Requirements for Florida Condominiums

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Florida law requires every condominium’s annual budget to include both operating expenses and reserves for capital expenditures and deferred maintenance. Operating expenses are those incurred during the day-to-day operations...more

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Insufficient Insurance Costs Association LOTS!!!

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A 50-unit association with multiple buildings had a fire in Building Five in December of 2018. The interior and exterior repairs were estimated at about $1.4 million....more

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Recent Changes in the Wisconsin Condominium Ownership Act that Affect Your Association: Record Keeping, Financial Records, Audits,...

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In 2022, the Wisconsin legislature adopted additional provisions to the Condominium Ownership Act that affect all Wisconsin condominium associations. Because the new statutes require condominium associations to take...more

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Action Required: Pending DC Warranty Legislation May Significantly Impact Multifamily Developers

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Summary - The Condominium Warranty Claims Clarification Amendment Act of 2022, as proposed, will result in a major shift in many aspects of development in the District of Columbia that may substantially disadvantage...more

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Condominiums with Substantial Structural Deterioration

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For five months now, Florida condominiums with buildings that are three stories or higher have been on notice of F.S. §553.899, a new statute adopted within Senate Bill 4-D (“S.B. 4-D”) that requires periodic milestone...more

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Florida Building Safety Bill signed by Florida Gov. DeSantis

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Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill 4D (“SB 4D”) relating to building safety into law on May 26, 2022, on the same day he signed Senate Bill 2D relating to property insurance. The bill was proposed and passed following the...more

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Senate Bill 4-D And The Champlain Towers South Disaster: A Problem In Response To A Problem

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On June 24, 2021, we witnessed one of the most disturbing events in recent memory. A residential condominium building in Surfside partially collapsed overnight leaving 98 people dead and the surviving residents without a...more

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Shining a Light on Executive Session

Let the sunshine in. I am not talking about the popular 1969 song by The 5th Dimension. I am referring to the statutes governing Virginia community associations that require all meetings of a board of directors, including...more

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D.C. Council Considers Significant Changes to Condo Warranty Claim Procedures

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At its public hearing on September 22, 2022, the Council of the District of Columbia (D.C. Council) will consider new legislation on condominium warranty claims in the District. The pending bill is known as the Condominium...more

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Increase in the Fees Charged for Estoppel Certificates

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In accordance with Florida Statutes 718.116, 719.108 and 720.30851, fees for estoppel certificates shall be adjusted every five (5) years in an amount equal to the total of the annual increases for that 5-year period in the...more

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Closing Down the Condo: When Developers Want In and Owners Want Out

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It is becoming more common for condominium owners to consider terminating a condominium in order to recover capital and (potentially) make a profit. In this post, we address some of the key points that condominium owners,...more

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Ohio S.B. 61 Adds Protections for Solar Panels on Condominium and Planned Community Homes

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Senate Bill 61, signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine in June, goes into effect on September 13, 2022. The bill allows homeowners and condominium owners who are subject to Homeowners Association (“HOA”) and Condominium...more

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Illinois Bill Updates Responsibilities of Condo Owners and Board Managers

This past May, the Illinois Legislature passed an amendment to Section 22.1 of the Condominium Property Act, clarifying which disclosures are the responsibility of the unit’s owner rather than the responsibility of the...more

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Client Alert: Community Associations: Self-Help or Injunctive Relief

Based on a recent opinion from the Second District Court of Appeals, Community Associations should consider self-help/abatement rights to cure violations before filing a lawsuit for injunctive relief.  ...more

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All Condos and HOAs Are Now Required To Undertake Regular Reserve Studies

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As previously reported, during the 2022 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed new legislation requiring all condominiums, homeowner associations, and housing cooperatives to undertake regular reserve...more

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Condominium and Cooperative Milestone Inspection, Structural Integrity Reserves, and Mandatory Reserve Checklist

STEP 1: Submit and maintain accuracy of building inventory list with DBPR - Has the Association, no later than January 1, 2023, filed and kept current information with the DBPR including the number of buildings on the...more

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Architectural Control Through Rulemaking Authority is Proper IF YOUR DOCUMENTS ARE PROPERLY WRITTEN

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Issue- Does a homebuilder need Association approval of its plans? NO, unless the condominium documents require it. Facts- The plaintiff was the builder, Canyon Custom Home Builders (“Builder”). The defendant was...more

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Condominium Buildings and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – New Ruling

A recent ruling by the supervisor of the Israel Land Registration addresses, inter alia, the installation of an EV charging station in the car park of a condominium building. The general meeting of a condominium building’s...more

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Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending April 29, 2022

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Condominium Ass’n / Receivership / Scope: Trial court erred in granting the receiver’s ex parte motion in the post-judgment proceeding supplementary to broaden the scope of her receivership of the condominium association to...more

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Latest Legislative Amendments to Promote Pinui-Binui Projects

As a result of skyrocketing housing prices in Israel, a number of major legislative amendments are being enacted to regulate pinui-binui (vacate-and-build) projects. The legislature announced that the purpose of these...more

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How the New Chicago Air Conditioning Ordinance Affects Condominium Associations

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​A new City of Chicago Ordinance requires that condominium associations and other highrise residential buildings provide relief for residents during extreme heat events....more

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