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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on the Common Elements

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on the Common Elements

Electric vehicles are now commonplace in our society and with the price of gas skyrocketing, more people will consider purchasing them. Condominium association directors should, therefore, expect owners to ask questions about electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS)...

HOA Lien Procedures Explained

HOA Lien Procedures Explained

Q: There has been confusion on my HOA board regarding when the association can record a lien against a delinquent owner. I thought we could lien after 45 days, but our manager says we must give a warning letter first. Is this correct? (G.M., via e-mail) A: More or...

Statutory and Non-Statutory Reserves in Homeowners’ Associations

Statutory and Non-Statutory Reserves in Homeowners’ Associations

Given the fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers to the members of their homeowners’ association, it is important to understand when reserve funding is mandatory under the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act (Chapter 720, Florida Statutes). Reserve...

Board Agendas Questioned

Board Agendas Questioned

Q: My homeowners’ association board has voted on topics that were not posted on the agenda; therefore, homeowners did not know they would be voting on these items. Is this legal? (G.P., via e-mail) A: In condominiums, a board may not take action on any item at a board...

The Association’s Responsibility for Wildlife in the Community

The Association’s Responsibility for Wildlife in the Community

As Floridians, we are familiar with various types of wildlife surrounding our neighborhoods. As new communities develop and expand into natural habitats throughout the state, interactions between residents and wildlife are increasingly common. Most of the time, these...

Can Board Decide on New Roofs?

Can Board Decide on New Roofs?

Q:  My condominium association board voted to replace the roofs on the condominium buildings, which are 20 years old. I am not aware of any major issue with the roofs. Our condominium documents say that any capital improvement must be approved by a majority of the...

New Law Addresses Building Safety

New Law Addresses Building Safety

In a surprise move, the Florida Legislature decided in its pending Special Session to take up the “Surfside legislation” that did not pass during the Regular Session earlier this year. A Bill was adopted unanimously by the Senate on May 24, 2022 by the House on May...

Top 10 Manager Dos And Don’ts

Top 10 Manager Dos And Don’ts

Managers and directors are faced with many decisions while operating and managing community associations. To be effective, it is important to prioritize which issues must be addressed, and in what order, and to be able to determine which matters need to be referred to...

Enforcement of New Structural Safety Law Examined

Enforcement of New Structural Safety Law Examined

Q: In a previous column, you mentioned the new statute that deals with building inspections and reserves. I understand the reason for these changes, but do not understand how they are enforced or how extensive they are. Can you comment further on that? (S.S., via...

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