Advice for Condo and HOA Boards on Collecting Assessments During COVID19

By CC&R, community association, condo law, COVID19, HOA, HOAs, homeowners association, landlord, legislation, unit owner, unit owner's association, unit owners No Comments

  I have been getting calls and emails from clients about how condo and HOA Boards should address owners who default on assessments during COVID 19.  Condo assessments are the lifeblood for community associations and most struggle to keep up with monthly obligations when owners default.  Surely, some owners have…

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Condominium Owner’s Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2015: A Bill That Will Not Reap Benefits for Unit Owners

By community association, condo law, debtor's rights, foreclosure, HOA, HOAs, homeowners association, legislation, mediation, unit owner, unit owner's association, unit owners No Comments

District of Columbia Council Member Anita Bonds (D-At Large), along with Council Members Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) and Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), has introduced legislation that imposes new requirements on associations, beyond that which they are already mandated to do under the current condominium law, before they can foreclose on…

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The Condo Fee Fairness Act of 2014: Much Ado About Nothing

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Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) introduced legislation last month that establishes new requirements for condominium associations before they can foreclose on unit owners who are delinquent on their monthly assessments. This bill, co-sponsored by council member Kenyan McDuffie (D- Ward 5), creates several new requirements for Associations including (1)…

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