Ask the HOA Expert: The Board’s Authority

Question: An owner recently died and several board members believe the HOA should waive the monthly assessment for the widow. Is this permissible?
Answer: The board has authority to make reasonable compromises on payment of HOA debts. But there is no debt issue here. So, if the board feels strongly about this, it should pass the hat to raise private money for the widow. The money should not come from the HOA pot.     Read the Q&A…………….


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