Question: I live in a homeowners’ association and recently submitted my intent to run for the board. However, my name was not included on the ballot that was mailed out to all of the owners. When I asked the association about it, the association said I was not eligible because I had an unpaid $100.00… Continue Reading
Question: Our condominium association has a number of owners who are delinquent. We have reviewed various collection options, including liens and foreclosure. I understand that there are other actions the association can take including taking away use rights in the condominium property. How can we take away an owner’s right to use the property? If… Continue Reading
FHA issued a new Mortgagee Letter last week. It requires foreclosing lenders to recognize and communicate with a community association, especially if the association already liened the property. Condominium and Homeowners’ Association leaders often complain about lack of payment on the part of mortgagees that take title as a result of the foreclosure. Many of them are not willing to wait… Continue Reading
Community leaders struggle with budget shortfalls every day. What if there was something you could do when owners fall behind in maintenance payments, mortgages and other expenses? Do you agree that a six month reprieve from mortgage payments can enable homeowners to bring their account with the association current? If so, you need to learn about the financial assistance available. The state… Continue Reading
The Quail Run story demonstrates the power one, two or a few delinquent owners have over the paying owners. According to the Sun-Sentinel, close to 100 condo owners have been shut out of the pool, clubhouse and other Quail Run recreational facilities, even though a very small minority are behind in payment of maintenance fees…. Continue Reading
HOA’s have the authority to suspend use of common areas and facilities if the governing documents contain appropriate language.
Court Rules in Favor of Use Blanket Receiver to Collect Rental Income When Investment Owners Fail to Satisfy Financial Obligations to Association. The Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel both reported that the Third District Court of Appeal denied a challenge to an Order appointing a ‘blanket’ receiver to collect rental income from tenants when the unit’s owner failed… Continue Reading