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Are E-Mails Considered Official Records for Florida’s Community Associations?

November 16, 2017 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Florida’s community associations, including condominiums and homeowners associations, are required to keep and maintain its official records.  See Fla. Stat. § 718.111(12); Fla. Stat. § 720.303(4).  Upon request, those official records are to be made available to all members at reasonable times.  Id.  The Florida Condominium Act and HOA Act […]

Paying for Emergency Repairs to Florida Condominiums

November 10, 2017 Community Association Industry Legal Blog, Construction Industry Legal Blog

Florida is synonymous with condominium living as a way of life. It’s also synonymous with hurricanes. Hurricanes have largely shaped Florida’s construction industry in that the building code is shaped and modeled after the building of structures that can withstand the storms.  The building code creates certain high wind zones […]

And Your Association Thought Foreclosure was Bad? The Consequences of Tax Sales & Tax Deeds for Community Associations

November 2, 2017 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

It is a scenario familiar to every association: an owner falls behind on his or her assessments and doesn’t get current, and the association initiates the lien recordation and foreclosure process.  However, before the association can foreclose its lien and move the property to foreclosure sale, the mortgagee of the […]

2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part III

August 17, 2017 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part III in a blog series detailing these legislative amendments, and focuses on changes to the law concerning […]

2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part II

August 9, 2017 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.   This post is Part II (click here for part I) in a three-part blog series detailing these legislative amendments and focuses […]

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