The Association and Small Claims Court: Why “Going it Alone” to Collect Assessments May Not be a Community Association’s Best Option
The recent real estate crisis has caused an increase in assessment delinquencies for both condominium and homeowners’ associations alike. In order to stay solvent and provide for the needs of the community, it is important for associations to pursue delinquencies vigorously and to ensure that each owner is paying his or her fair share. Payment of assessments is, of course, needed to cover the various ongoing costs and expenses for operating the association. Read the article…………….
Transitioning From Developer Control to Non-developer Control Co-owner Control: Five Practical Steps Every Associations Should Take
Every community association in Michigan undergoes a transition or “turnover” phase whereby the control of the community association changes from
Religious Freedom and Community Associations: How does the Religious Freedom Restoration Act Impact Condominium and Homeowner’s Associations?
In 1993, the federal government enacted the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”). The purpose of the RFRA was to allow
Property Managers and the Attorney-Client Privilege: Does your Community Association’s Management Agreement cover Communications with the Association’s Counsel?
A successful community association is often dependent upon a cooperative working relationship between the association’s attorney, the board of directors