Florida Community Association Law Blog
By Harry M. Wilson, IV Esq.
Being a director of a condominium association can be a thankless job. First, as a director of the association, you are an unpaid volunteer and the Association itself is a not-for-profit corporation. Nonetheless, under Florida Statutes Section 718.111(1), the “officers and directors of the association have a fiduciary relationship to the unit owners.” Read Full Post
By Harry M. Wilson, IV, Esq.
Condominium liens are strong tools granted by statute to condominium associations to ensure that unit owners timely pay their assessments for common expenses. The following is an overview of the basic premises of condo lien enforcement and defenses in Florida. Read Full Post
by Harry M. Wilson, IV
The following is a brief summary of some of the legislation included in Senate Bill 1196 which was signed into law on June 1, 2010 by Governor Charlie Crist. S.B. 1196 amends portions of Chapter 718 (the Condominium Act) and the new provisions portend changes for condominium unit owners and associations alike. The changes were made effective July 1, 2010 and include the following: Read Full Post