Articles Tagged with Condo Law

In 2017, extensive legislative changes were made to laws governing various condominium governance items, including board member recall procedures and association financial reporting laws. This year, several clarifications have been made to those (in some cases dramatic) changes. Board Recalls  2017 legislation upended the longstanding recall process, requiring immediate control in favor of the replacement board if […]

In this third blog post in a series providing 2018 legislative updates, we discuss legislative changes clarifying condominium conflict of interest statutes. Parts one and two of this series addressed record keeping of condominium associations, material alteration requirements, and material alterations as they relate to electric vehicle owners. CONFLICT OF INTEREST UPDATES AND CLARIFICATIONS Effective July 1, 2018, HB […]

In this second blog post in a series providing 2018 legislative updates, we discuss legislative changes affecting material alteration requirements and material alterations as they relate to electric vehicle owners. HB 841, which became effective on July 1, 2018, has various profound impacts affecting both areas. Find part one of this series here. General Material Alteration Guidelines The term […]

In this first entry in a series of posts providing 2018 legislative updates, we discuss changes affecting the day-to-day record keeping of condominium associations. HB 841, which became effective on July 1, 2018, has various profound impacts relating to official records. Website Requirements and Notices HB 841 extended the deadline for compliance with various condominium website […]

As I discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, buying a condo requires a different kind of diligence than buying a single family home, because you’re going into business with strangers. You need to review documents that will clarify how the condo building is run and what rights you will have in deciding how […]

In 2017, the Florida Legislature passed new laws requiring every condominium of 150 or more units to have an independent website or web portal that provides condo owners copies of certain specified official records of the condominium by July 1, 2018. At first blush, creating a website and uploading official records to it may seem like a simple […]