Associations Rejoice: Florida Appellate Courts Breathe New Life into Controlling Documents for Community Associations
It has been commonplace in Florida for condominium owners or homeowners to move into a community and then challenge the propriety or validity of the governing documents which, by virtue of purchasing in the community, they agreed to be bound by at the closing table. It wasn’t until late 2014 and again in 2015 that the Florida First and Fourth District Courts of Appeal clarified that a homeowner only has five years from either the date the challenged documents were recorded or five years from the date the condo/homeowner took title to the property. The rationale arises from Florida Statute § 95.11(2)(b), which provides that “[a] legal or equitable action on a contract, obligation, or liability founded on a written instrument… shall be commenced within five years.” Read the article…………..
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Court finds that strata owners in Victoria cannot make rules to prevent the use of an apartment for short-term lettings (BC)
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of Victoria has found that planning law, not strata law, is to govern
(CO) Bill Introduced to Protect HOAs from the Financial Consequences of Prolonged Public Trustee Foreclosures
Representative Kit Roupe (R-Colorado Springs) has introduced House Bill 15-1113 (“HB 1113”) in an attempt to protect HOAs in Colorado