Injunction Against Condo Owner Illustrates Just How Ugly Things Can Get

The old adage “don’t let one bad apple spoil the bunch” definitely applies in community association living. Unfortunately, conflicts between boards of directors and recalcitrant unit owners are par for the course in associations, so it is incumbent on the boards and their property management and legal counsel to deftly contend with every brouhaha that arises in order to help maintain peace and harmony.  A ruling in Broward County Court last year illustrates the challenges of dealing with unruly unit owners, who in some cases pose a threat of physical harm to board members and neighbors. The judgment came in the case of Oriole Gardens Condominium Two Association v. Gonzalez, and it awarded an injunction against the unit owners to the association for the 55-and-over community.    Read the article……………

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