There’s Something Rotten at the DBPR: Regulating Florida’s Condo Associations

With more community associations than every other state combined, Florida is a behemoth in the community association management space. Lawmakers in other states look to Florida to set an example for how to legislate an industry that now represents one in every 4 homes in the country. Florida has more laws and regulations to govern community associations than any other state. (Although California isn’t far behind).   In fact, Florida has so many associations (1.4 million condos alone as of 2007) they’ve even gone so far as to break up community associations into two buckets, legislatively – Condo Associations are governed by one set of laws and HOAs by another – so they have twice as many laws to govern associations.    Read the article……………..


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