An Overview of Recent Amendments to Florida Laws Affecting Condominiums and Homeowners Associations and What You Need to Know Legislative Changes to Florida's Cooperative Statute - Effective July 1, 2018 The Property Appraiser's Database and Mailing Addresses - What Do They Have in Common? State Changes Barbecue Grill Rules on Condominium Lanais and Balconies To
A Potpourri of Recent Condominium Arbitration Cases and Decisions Sexual Harassment Could Be 2017's Hottest Topic The Towing of Vehicles Understanding the Unintended Impact of MRTA on HOA Governing Documents Holiday Decorating To view the full newsletter click here.
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation may be Florida's insurer of last resort but it is not alone in adopting stricter policy provisions covering emergency repairs and further restricting what repairs are considered part of the casualty loss. Click here to read more on this article.
September 2017 Community Association Newsletter – Special Alert: Dealing with the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma
What You Need to Know about Emergency Powers for Condominiums and HOA's, respectively Emergency Order: Contractors Not Required to Subcontract with Roofing Contractors for Roof Repairs in FEMA Declared Disaster Area CLICK HERE to read our Special Alert: Dealing with the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma September 2017 Community Association Newsletter and learn more about the topics below:
PLEASE NOTE: The Amendments in this newsletter ONLY apply to condominium associations. Amendments Under House Bill 1237 Accomplished Little More Than Discouraging Service on the Board: Volunteer Officers and Directors Put On Notice of Potential for Criminal Prosecution Immunities Eroded Presumed Guilty Until Proven Innocent No Dual Representation Directors/Managers May Not Buy Distressed Units Conflicting
Florida's New Estoppel Law: How It Will Impact Condominiums, Cooperatives and HOAs in Florida and What You Need to Know. To view the full newsletter click here.
Selective Enforcement and Waiver; Court Limits Their Use As a Valid Affirmative Defense 2017 Legal Updates: Election Dispute Medical Marijuana and the Workplace A Recall "Hole" in the Florida Statutes Homeowners Associations: An Election Procedure Pitfall To view the full newsletter click here.
Florida Supreme Court Says Each Default Resets the Foreclosure Suit Clock Community Association Subject to the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act “Servicer” of a First Mortgage is Now Entitled to Claim “Safe Harbor” Retroactive Application of Amendments to Facilitate Condominium Terminations Held Unconstitutional Court Rules FNMA Not Entitled to a “Do-Over” Amendment Imposing a Two
Avoid Pitfalls with Emergency Repairs Association's Duty to Protect Residents with It's Limited Ability to Deny Housing to Persons with Criminal Backgrounds 7 Day Deadline to Process Servicemember's Rental Application Should your Association Post Alligator Warning Signs? Associations Must Do What They Can to Stop Discrimination Actions of Others Recent Case Broadens a Successor Mortgagee's
HUD Limits Association's Ability to Deny Housing Based Upon the Applicant's Criminal History Using Social Media for Association Purposes Community Associations Need to Pay Prompt Attention to Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Cases Service Animals in Places of Public Accommodation Casualty Loss Repair Responsibilities Often Surprise Condominium Boards More New Laws on Drones To view the full