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Emails as Association Official Records

Whether you live in a condominium, cooperative or homeowner association, the Statute governing your community defines the term “official records.” In defining official records, each Statute has a catch-all provision.

All other written records of the association not specifically included in the foregoing which are related to the operation of the …

Continuing Legislative Review

Today’s column is the fourth installment of our annual review of the new laws affecting community associations and will continue our review of the new laws affecting cooperatives, which will become effective July 1, 2018. So far we have looked at changes to the Cooperative Act involving official records and board member eligibility.

2018 Legislative Session Final Report

The 2018 Legislative Session ended with only two community association bills passing and being approved by the Governor. The following is a summary of the two bills:

HB 617, Relating to Covenants and Restrictions, by Rep. Edwards. The bill primarily involves the Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA). The intent …

Time for Annual Legislative Review

Today begins our annual review of new legislation affecting community associations in Florida. The main piece of legislation derives from House Bill 81, which will become law on July 1, 2018. HB 841 affects condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners’ associations. We will begin with a look at changes to the condominium laws.