Info Bytes 02.24.22
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VIEW RESULTS: Document Management Survey
Link to CAI Sample Forms
Now available under the Resources page dropdown menu. CAI paywalls the Sample Forms page. Condo Connection has not reviewed any of the material in any particular detail.
The Foundation for CA Research recirculated an April 2021 research document titled Creating Harmony in Diverse Communities that specifically focuses on discrimination and supports information contained within the Diverse and Inclusive Communities Guide.
Reserve Study "What If" Scenarios
Condo Connection provides a free reserve calculator tool that any CIC can use to evaluate your existing reserve study. Give it a try!
You're forgiven for losing your cool in the fog of this hot topic! Bottom line: state statutes vary, but many statutes and governing documents provide for protections against "nuisance" activity. See Declaration Language to Live By
Children Playing on a Common Road in a Gated Community
There's a lot to consider before kiboshing play time for kids.
Association Liable for Collision - $$$
OUCH! Even if your association didn't build it, your association might be liable for what happens next. Duty of care is mentioned here. Take heed!
Ambiguous Use Restrictions & Transfer of Architectural Control Rights
Association responsibility for enforcing the governing documents after a transfer of control does not extend to assert a Declarant's rights unless specifically granted by the declaration
Right to Obtain a Delinquent Owner's Credit Report
Attorneys are not debt collectors
Monthly assessments can be considered a form of "extending credit" over a period of 12 months
ACC Approval Delays become Moot in Court after being Granted
When you eventually get what you ask for, you lose the right to sue over it
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