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Illinois – Supreme Court backs condo associations in assessment dispute

Illinois Supreme Court backs condo associations in assessment disputeAn Illinois Supreme Court ruling has barredcondo owners from using their condo association’s failure to repair common property elements as a defense for not paying monthly assessments. The 4-3 decision Thursday found that state condominium laws require condo owners to pay their assessments as a matter of law, not as a matter of a contract like that of a tenant and landlord.

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Delaware – Owner wins in court battle with Dover condominium association

Owner wins in court battle with Dover condominium associationIt’s a classic story: Lightning sparks a fire in a condo building. During the cleanup, the condo association deduces a second story unit’s shower has been leaking so much it soaked and damaged the floor. So the condo association sends that unit’s owner a $154,000 repair bill he didn’t expect.

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New York – Onetti v Gatsby Condominium (2013 NY Slip Op 07568)

Onetti v Gatsby CondominiumDecided on November 14, 2013Tom, J.P., Mazzarelli, Freedman, Richter, Feinman, JJ. 11069- 11070-450493/12 11071 [*1]Fabian A. Onetti, et al., Plaintiffs-Respondents-Appellants, v The Gatsby Condominium, et al., Defendants-Appellants-Respondents, Intell 65 East 96, LLC, Defendant-Respondent, Omer Realty, LLC, et al., Defendants. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, White Plains (Joseph A.H.

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California – Pipe leaking sewage hidden behind wall, renter says she can’t leave condo

HOA horror story: Pipe leaking sewage hidden behind wall, renter says she can’t leave condoA woman called Team 10 after a pipe maintained by her HOA leaked sewage and exploded behind her wall. Julia Bruglio showed Team 10 her bathroom door that is splattered in feces and said she just wants out of her San Diego condominium.

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Florida – What is the correct procedure to discuss making repairs after a storm?

Richard White: What is the correct procedure to discuss making repairs after a storm?Q. We live in a new condominium. Most of our owners are non-residents and that includes a minority of our board of directors. When Tropical Storm Debbie hit our area, most of the owners were away. We sustained some damage. To start making repairs, we wanted to call a meeting with those present in our building to discuss the damage.

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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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