Community association pools are often considered ‘public pools’ subject to regulation by Chapter 514, Florida Statutes.
Many readers have posted questions regarding the ability to collect rent from tenants.
It is important to remember that in all of the cases reported previously on this blog, the Court only appointed a blanket receiver to collect rent after the Association filed an action to foreclose its Claim of …
Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, the construction defect and notice statute, was changed by the legislature in the most recent term. The changes made by the legislature are as follows:
- The term “completion of a building or improvement” is now defined to include the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy or equivalent, …
Developers Often Use Community Development Districts (CDD) to Fund Community Infrastructure and Amenities.
Customers Able to ‘Sell’ Energy Produced by Solar Panels back to Gainesville Regional Utilities for next Twenty Years.
The best way to get members to comply with the governing documents of an Association is to have a clear cut policy for enforcement. The policy will permit proper follow through and will serve to deter future violations.
Subscribers recently posed interesting questions concerning the information in Condo Receivers Help Collect Assessments such as the following:
Does the Blank receivership work for HOA’s as well?
How would the association/manager/board find out if tenants live in a specific unit and the association docs does not include …
Does the association need a building permit? On very rare occasions will a building permit not be required. When in doubt, the Association should assume that a permit must be obtained.
Certainly, if the association is negligent in performing its maintenance and such negligence causes damage to the owner’s unit or personal property, the association is liable for the damage. But, what about situations where the association must cut into unit ceilings, floors or walls to repair common element pipes? The resulting damage is not the result of negligence in these instances. But is it fair for the unit owners to pay for the repairs when they had nothing to do with causing the damage?