Florida condominium and homeowners associations legislation

As a result of the Florida’s House of Representatives walking out of the 2015 legislative session several days early due to a disagreement with the Senate over Medicare and the State’s overall budget, the much anticipated “Estoppel Bill” (House Bill 611 and the companion Senate Bill 736) which showed all signs of becoming law, did not get to the House floor for final vote. However, other bills related to homeowners associations (Chapter 720 of the Florida Statutes) and condominiums (chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes) did pass the legislature and have been or will be sent to Governor Rick Scott for signature or veto. Below is a summary of the legislation which will be sent to the Governor.   Read the article…………