Why do some HOA boards decide to ‘go it alone’?

Note: this week’s column was written by Florida condo and HOA attorney Donna DiMaggio Berger.  Her blog can be found at http://www.communityassociationlawblog.com/ I often wonder what variables factor into an association board’s decision to forego professional management and an annual retainer relationship with a law firm in favor of “going it alone”. Naturally, money is top […]

NC Chapter of Community Associations Institute’s Piedmont Regional Council Presents: Ask the HOA Experts: Q & A on Community Association Legal Issues

The NC Chapter of the Community Associations Institute is holding “Ask the HOA Experts: Q & A on Legal Issues affecting Community Associations” on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. Board members, homeowners and their community managers will enjoy light refreshments in a casual atmosphere while learning from two legal experts: Jim Slaughter, partner with Rossabi Black […]

HOA boards should tread carefully on assistance animals

Editor’s note: this week’s column was researched and written by Mr. Hunter’s associate attorney, Michael Tarwater Jr. We are often asked about pet restrictions in the context of homeowners’ associations (HOAs) and their enforceability with respect to assistance animals for persons with disabilities. An HOA’s governing documents often restrict the type, size, and quantity of […]