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Hurricane Insurance Claim Deadlines

Almost three years have passed since Hurricane Irma and almost two years since Hurricane Michael. If your community has received insurance money and rebuilt, or if your community has only suffered minor damages, both hurricanes may seem a lifetime ago. Unfortunately, many communities are still suffering through unpaid claims and, in many cases, unknown …

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Does A Director of a Condominium Association Have to Also Be a Member?

While it may seem to many unit owners that a director must also be a member of the association, this is not necessarily the case.  This question is document driven.  If the governing documents of a condominium association do not specifically require that a director also be a unit owner / member, then under …

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Aprobación de Arrendatarios

Si su comunidad requiere que un arrendatario futuro sea aprobado por la asociación, debe de recordar y tomar en cuenta la ley que requiere que las asociaciones de comunidades procesen las solicitudes de arrendamiento de miembros de las fuerzas armadas dentro de 7 días después que la solicitud sea sometida, independientemente del periodo de …

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Can I Trim Tree Limbs?

Q: I am a new owner of a home located within a deed restricted community. Many of the lots, including mine, have large oak trees located between the rear of the residence and the community property line. The oak trees are never trimmed by the association. One oak tree in particular is located on common …

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“Someone is Sick: Now What?,” Community Association Management Insider

What do you do when one of your community association members is diagnosed with the coronavirus (COVID-19)? Becker Shareholder Jennifer Horan reminds board members to exercise caution when considering privacy rights of residents, while also being transparent.
“I tell my boards in condo associations that they don’t necessarily have the duty …

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Rules are Official Records

Q: My condominium has a restriction against parking pick-up trucks on the community property. Where can I get the most current copy of my condominium’s policies? (S.B., via e-mail)

A: Section 718.111(12) of the Florida Condominium Act requires an association to permanently maintain from the inception of the association, certain …

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