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California – Michael Cardenas Ordered By HOA To Take Down Christmas Lights

HOA Orders Man To Take Down Christmas LightsA man in La Jolla, Calif., is accusing his homeowners association of being Scrooges, Grinches and other holiday pejoratives after being ordered to remove his Christmas decorations from the outside of his luxury condo. Michael Cardenas said his HOA forced him to remove lights and other holiday decorations from his outside patio because they are considered to be a modification to his home.

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Florida – Homeowner’s group bans playing in street

Fla. homeowner’s group bans playing in streetA homeowner’s association in Florida is prohibiting children from playing in the street.

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Lakewood Ranch new rules prohibit children from playing on the streetLAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – The motto in Lakewood Ranch is “Live. Work. Play.” “They’re always itching to come outside and play,” said mom Luisa Capra. But on Miramar Way, play has just been outlawed. “Never, ever, ever have I heard of anything so absurd,” said Capra. “I was just completely appalled.

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California – Tenant Told “No Christmas Lights” by Homeowners’ Association

Tenant Told “No Christmas Lights” by Homeowners’ Associationlocal A Southern California man has hired an attorney after being forced to take down Christmas lights outside his luxury condo. Michael Cardenas of La Jolla, Calif., said he was forced to take down the Christmas decorations on the outside patio of his unit in the 939 Coast private residences.

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Illinois – Reasonable rules can regulate holiday decorations

Reasonable rules can regulate holiday decorationsYour Community News & Weather loading… Article posted: 12/14/2013 12:27 AM Q. A trend is growing in our single-family homeowners association. Owners mark various holidays throughout the year by displaying inflatable decorations, each one larger than the next and many with noisy motors that keep them inflated for weeks before a holiday.

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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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Minnesota – Feds sue Minnetonka condo over its ban on playing in grass

Feds sue Minnetonka condo over its ban on playing in grassA large Minnetonka condominium complex’s ban on playing in the grass has drawn a lawsuit from federal officials contending that the policy illegally discriminates against families with children. The lawsuit, which was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis by U.S.

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Florida – Pool smoking ban considered

Community Life: Pool smoking ban consideredQ: Our homeowners’ association wants to ban smoking at the outdoor pool. Our governing documents do not address smoking, but they do give the board rulemaking authority regarding the use of the common areas. Does the board have the authority to institute a rule banning smoking at the outdoor pool given that the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act only prohibits smoking in “enclosed indoor workplaces”?

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