Appeals Court Revives Fair Housing Act ‘Blog Post Harassment’ Lawsuit
A recent ruling by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals menaces free speech in condominiums, apartment buildings, and the Internet. It allowed individual bloggers to be sued because their blog posts allegedly created a “hostile housing environment” for condo residents who kept emotional-support dogs despite the condominium’s no-dogs rule. This “hostile environment” allegedly rendered those blog posts “harassment” in violation of the Fair Housing Act. The provision the court cited does not even mention a hostile environment, but rather makes it illegal “to coerce, intimidate, threaten, or interfere” with the exercise or enjoyment of rights under the Fair Housing Act. (See 42 USC 3617). Read the article………….
Community Association Voting: Evolving Trends in Membership Elections of Directors and the Authorization of Corporate Action
2014 CAI Law Seminar Best Manuscript Award Community Association Voting: Evolving Trends in Membership Elections of Directors and the Authorization
The Supreme Court says Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature went too far when it tried to settle a legal