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……………..


Related Articles

Former treasurer stole over $51K from homeowners association, police say (FL)

A former Boynton Beach homeowners association treasurer is accused of embezzling $51,000 in part, authorities said, to pay the mortgage

Guest opinion (CO): Our roads, our responsibility

Yesterday, as former president of my HOA, I received a note asking both if I was aware of the latest

Lawmakers struggle with Ubers, Airbnbs of the world (FL)

The cost of hailing a ride with your cellphone or booking a private-home room for the night could rise under