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The Illinois Condo and HOA Law Blog

Should You Discount Assessments for Board Members? In community associations, a frequently debated topic is whether board members should receive discounted assessments as compensation or recognition for their service. This issue is particularly relevant in Illinois, where community associations must navigate both legal frameworks and ethical

765 ILCS 1085: What Community Associations need to know about the Illinois Electric Vehicle Charging Act Requests to install electric vehicle charging stations have become commonplace in Illinois community associations.  By 2040, experts project at least 35% of all new vehicles will be hybrids or fully

4 Step Process to Enforcing Condominium Bylaws Enforcing condominium bylaws is essential for maintaining the harmony and integrity of a community. At Hirzel Law, we understand the complexities involved in this process and offer a straightforward four-step approach to ensure compliance and resolve conflicts effectively. Here’s

765 ILCS 605/18.6 & 765 ILCS 160/1-70:  A guide to displaying an American or Military flag in an Illinois Community Association Can your HOA’s restrictive covenants or condominium documents ban flags? The ability to ban flags in community associations has become controversial in recent years.  In

Unlocking Success: Using Legal Representation Over Collection Agencies for Delinquent Condominium Assessments  Community associations play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and functionality of shared living spaces. However, when faced with delinquent condominium assessments, these associations often encounter significant challenges in recovering the owed amounts.

Federal Court rules that the Corporate Transparency Act is Unconstitutional: What does it mean for Community Associations? On January 1, 2024, the Federal Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) opened its online portal for corporate entities in the United States to begin compliance with the new reporting requirements


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