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This Day in Virginia HOA Law: Fried v. Dunkerton, Augusta County Cir. Ct. (1994)

Fried v. Dunkerton (Wintergreen)

On April 7, 1994, the Judge Thomas H. Wood of the Augusta County Circuit Court decided Fried v. Dunkerton.

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Virginia – McAuliffe Signs Delegate Hope’s House Bill 1146

HB 1146 Local permitting or licensure; consent of common interest community association prohibited

Virginia House Bill 1146 was approved by Governor McAuliffe on Monday, becoming effective July 1, 2016.

House Bill 1146 prohibits a locality from requiring consent of a condominium unit owners association or property owners’ association prior to the issuance of a permit, certificate, or license, including a building permit or a business license.

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Virginia – Senate Bill 389 signed by Governor McAulliffe

SB 389 Local permitting or licensure; consent of common interest community association prohibited

Virginia Senate Bill 389 was approved by Governor McAuliffe on Monday, becoming effective July 1, 2016.

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Texas – Residents lodge unusual complaints about HOAs

Residents lodge unusual complaints about HOAsSAN ANTONIO – Homeowners associations often get a bad rap for being too intrusive in the lives of homeowners who have signed a binding document agreeing to live under HOA rules.Now a twist: two separate complaints have been made about HOAs that are accused of inaction in the communities where they exist.In Sonoma Ranch, on the city’s far Northwest side, the complaint is about an unapproved addition on the second floor of a house.

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New York – ‘Landmark’ Co-op, New Windows

New York Real Estate Question & AnswerQ Our co-op board decided that all the windows in our 400-apartment complex needed replacement, at an estimated cost of $10 million. Most are floor-to-ceiling wood-frame windows that must be replicated because the building has been designated a landmark. Does a project of this scale require shareholder approval?

Florida – Can the board take money from the pool reserves to upgrade spa?

Richard White: Can the board take money from the pool reserves to upgrade spa?Q. I recently attended a condominium owners meeting where the budget was presented. I noted that they had withdrawn funds from the reserves to upgrade the spa to comply with the VGB act. Can you help me to understand how they can take money from the pool reserves without the members’ approval?— M.D.

Iowa – OBERBILLIG v. WEST GRAND TOWERS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION

OBERBILLIG v. WEST GRAND TOWERS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION – Filed December 16, 2011.Several condominium owners brought this test case to enforce their interpretation of the condominium association’s bylaw requiring the preapproval of a supermajority of owners to authorize certain expenditures exceeding $25,000. We review the resulting district court ruling that voided a unanimous decision of the elected board of directors of the nonprofit West Grand Towers Condominium Association.

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