Maryland Condominium Rule May Not Suspend Use of Common Elements by Delinquent Owner
A Maryland condominium’s policy of towing vehicles of unit owners who are delinquent in payment of condominium assessments was recently struck down by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals–an intermediate appeals court. In an effort to get owners to pay the condominium assessments, the Board of Directors of an Anne Arundel County condominium passed a rule which prohibited parking in the condominium common element parking lot if an owner was in arrears in payment of condominium assessments and other charges for more than 45 days. The rule was enforced by towing vehicles from the condominium property. The condominium Board also enacted a rule to prohibit use of the community pool by owners who had not paid their assessments. Read the article…………..
After a year-long examination of the operations of the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC), the County Council
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Legislation pending in the Maryland General Assembly would limit attorney’s fees recoverable by condominiums from unit owners, and by homeowners