When putting together an insurance program for condominium associations
, one of the first things to establish is who owns what and who is responsible for insuring it.
6) Similarly, a unit owner cannot compel a condominium association
to act unless the condominium association
has an express duty.
In granting a waiver to the city's demolition delay ordinance last Thursday so the repair work can begin at once, the Historical Commission based it on "financial hardship" - the fact that it would have cost the condominium association
more than double to replace the roof with slate rather than synthetic slate shingles.
These may include the right to perform alterations to units without the approval of the condominium association
, the right to maintain model units, the right to maintain a sales office and a leasing office, exclusion from certain restrictions on leasing, and the right to be excused from the payment of assessments on owned units by merely paying any deficit in operating expenses after collection of assessments from the other owners, frequently referred to as guaranteeing the budget.
A condominium association
and its management company have a duty to protect owners or occupants from harassment, interference, or intimidation because of their protected status under the fair housing laws.
Pets were allowed when the resident initially bought his unit in 1995, but the condominium association
had adopted a "no-pets" policy before the resident adopted his emotional support animal.
Some condominium associations
have hundreds of members, but Massachusetts law allows for a condominium association
with as few as two.
Prior to this, the company completed retrofitting for Ocean Palms and helped the condominium association
to bring down its energy bills by almost 29%.
Dorine Neal, president of the 96-unit Circle Villa Condominium Association
in Lauderhill, said there are at least several unit-owner squatters and a rental squatter in her complex, and that the numbers are growing.
He is a trustee of Congregation Rodeph Sholom, a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, president of Beach House Condominium Association
and a former director of the Associated Hotel and Motels.