Court Rules that Restrictive Covenant Banning Sex Offenders is Enforceable
Can your HOA’s restrictive covenants or condominium documents ban sex offenders? The ability to ban sex offenders from homeowners associations has become a controversial issue in recent years. Until recently, many attorneys across the country believed
Illinois Court Rules HOA Cannot Collect Assessments that were Improperly Levied
One of the responsibilities of a board of directors or a board of managers in any homeowner’s association is to set the amount of regular assessments for the members. This is typically done by way
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac recently implanted new condo lending guidelines in early 2022 in response to the Surfside condominium collapse. The new addendum to the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac condo questionnaire has created many new issues for condominium board members and property managers.
Kevin Hirzel’s “A guide to holiday decorating that will keep you off your HOA’s naughty list” was recently published in the Washington Post. The guide provides community association neighborhoods with knowledge of the most common homeowners association rules regulating holiday décor. Some of which include:
As governors around the country ease stay-at-home restrictions, community association boards are forced to make difficult decisions regarding opening common areas, where once ordinary activities such as going to the gym or swimming pool or throwing a party are now fraught with risk. Managing social
Kevin Hirzel wrote an article, “Know which coronavirus-related risks are covered by your association’s insurance”, for the Washington Post. The article discusses the overwhelming challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic that are unique to condominium and homeowners associations. Due to common areas such as pools,