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New Jersey – Hoboken man back in court soon over condo association trying to kick him out of basement apartment

Hoboken man back in court soon over condo association trying to kick him out of basement apartmentBy MIKE D’ONOFRIO JOURNAL STAFF WRITER Tommy Moore has lived in a rent-controlled apartment in the basement of a multimillion-dollar condominium building in Hoboken for years, but he is now fighting to keep his home. Moore shares the $600-a-month apartment at 1000 Hudson St.

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Florida – Can associations pass rules to prohibit smoking in common areas?

Rob Samouce: Can associations pass rules to prohibit smoking in common areas?Condominium associations ask us again and again whether they can pass a rule or regulation to prohibit smoking either in the units, on the limited common element unit lanais or on the general common elements. With less and less smokers living in condominiums than in the past, some nonsmokers, who bothered by second hand smoke, are pushing for their buildings to go smoke-free.

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California – Can condo owner insist on having an electric vehicle charging station?

Can condo owner insist on having an electric vehicle charging station?Question: Our 15-unit condo complex, built in 1982, has only one parking space assigned to each unit. One owner purchased an electric car and requested board permission to install an electric vehicle charging station in her assigned parking spot, costing her $3,000. The electric plug she plans to use cuts into another homeowner’s exclusive-use garage parking spot.

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New York – Neighbors to gather for tree plantings

Neighbors to gather for tree plantingsMembers of the Bridle Springs Homeowners Association and the South Albany High School Band will plant street trees on Saturday, Nov. 9, as part of the City of Albany’s NeighborWoods program. Kurt Powell, Community Manager for Bridle Springs, submitted a NeighborWoods application this summer for street trees to plant and nurture.

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Illinois – Fair warning: some condo units contain common elements of association

Fair warning: Some condo units contain common elements of associationQ: I bought a townhouse condo four years ago, and I just found out from a local plumber I hired that the main water shut-off valve for some of the other units in the association is located in my house. I was never informed about this from the seller or the homeowner’s association.

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