Condos Q&AQ: I suspect that some of the board members for my condo complex do not want to pay their fair share of condo fees, and this is why the board is imposing a flat rate increase, as opposed to basing the increase on unit factors.
Resident of Sloan’s Curve sues 11 in disputeDaily News Staff Writer A long-running feud over who should run the Sloan’s Curve Homeowners Association’s tennis center has spawned a 96-page lawsuit that alleges bid-rigging and a wide-spread hate-mail campaign. Entrepreneur and businessman Harold Peerenboom filed the lawsuit in Palm Beach County Circuit Court last month, naming 11 defendants, mostly residents of the private community.
Steps that should be taken to protect a community association’s fundsFirst, if you are in the District or Virginia, before you hire a property management company, make sure it is licensed. In Maryland, where I understand that management firms need not be licensed, I strongly recommend you join with other community associations and petition your state legislators to enact a licensing law.
Homeowner has right to see budgetQ: Last October, our homeowners association board approved as much as a $100,000 loan that was to be repaid by the end of the 2011-2012 budget year, which ended Feb. 28. The loan was to specifically pay a community and a golf course water bill.
ConnecticutPlus.com News – Rep. O’Neill’s bills pass the Judiciary CommitteePublished: Apr 2, 2012 – 7:38 PM HARTFORD, CT – State Representative Arthur J. O’Neill (R-69) thanked the Judiciary Committee today for moving two important bills one step closer to becoming law. The bills sponsored by Rep. O’Neill mark a fundamental change in two essential State systems: condominium voting and water vessel registration and financing.