House Bill No. 5655: The Effective Repeal of a Condominium Association’s Ability to Collect Assessments and Other Misadventures in Legislation

On May 17th, 2016, Rep. Peter Lucido introduced a bill into the Michigan House which seeks to remake some very important laws that govern life at condominiums. Among other things, the new law would make it effectively impossible for associations to collect assessments in many cases and would seek to impose new administrative duties on a Lansing bureaucracy which the legislature has not funded to perform its existing administrative duties relative to condominiums for at least two decades. These and other proposed changes are highly undesirable, to say the least.  Read the article…………..


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