Community Association Rental Policies: New Law Provides Leniency for Servicemember Rental Applications (FL)

Community associations which have rental restrictions and policies that require association approval of prospective tenants should be cognizant of a new law that will go into effect this summer. Many association policies in this regard afford the association a fairly lengthy period of time, sometimes up to thirty days, to complete review and processing of a rental application. However, effective July 1, 2016, the time period an association has to complete the review process will be statutorily limited as it relates to applications of prospective tenants that are members of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty or state active duty, the Florida National Guard, or the United States Reserve Forces.     Read the article……….