Condo Owners Want Security: Are Associations Required to Provide It?

When a gunman opened fire on patrons at an Orlando nightclub a few weeks ago, killing and injuring more than 100, commentators grappled initially with the horror of the act. But they also speculated about the obligation of the nightclub owner to provide better security. Community association boards confront the same question: What obligation do they have to protect community residents? The answer, once fairly straightforward, has become a bit murkier with the passage of time, the explosion of violence, and the evolution of court decisions.     Read the article…………..


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