Pre-Suit Mediation or Not? A homeowner asked the question on avvo.com if moving from the community would mean he no longer needed to provide his HOA with an offer of pre-suit mediation.Moving would not circumvent the pre-suit mediation requirement because the suit would, I assume, be based on acts that occurred while you were a… Read More Pre-Suit Mediation? Or Not?
In the past few weeks I have been contacted by community associations regarding issues they have with their community association managers (“CAM”) making decisions on behalf of the association without the board of directors being involved. This seems to be an alarming new trend as certain CAM firms have started their own maintenance companies and… Read More CAMs in Control | CAM
There is trouble brewing on the horizon and it doesn’t come from a hurricane, but the effects will be felt after a hurricane or some other natural disaster passes through. I’m talking about the provisions in House Bill 807, which is now state law (FS 720.316) effective July 1, 2014, which give homeowner associations emergency… Read More HOA Emergency Powers – Legislative Update FS 720.316
The information below is copied word for word from the summary of House Bill 807 located at http://www.flsenate.gov/Committees/BillSummaries/2014/html/728. I will discuss each revision in the next coming weeks. The provisions related to condominium associations include: Authorizes the associations to enter an abandoned unit to inspect the unit and adjoining common elements, to make specific repairs, and… Read More Community Association Law 2014 Legislative Updates