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  • Boise-area HOA sued couple over their home businesses. They say it’s discrimination (ID) February 26, 2024
    An Eagle family says they’ve been discriminated against after being sued by their homeowners’ association over the businesses they run from home. The HOA has asked the court to stop the couple from operating their businesses at home and pay several thousand dollars in fines.    Read the article…………………………….
  • ‘A property rights issue’: Bill prohibiting HOAs from requiring grass lawns died in committee (ID) February 24, 2024
    Sen. Rick Just’s opening PowerPoint slide had a direct and succinct message, “I’m not coming for your lawn.”  Just, D-Boise, was presenting a bill to the Idaho Senate Commerce and Human Resources Committee that would open up more neighborhoods to alternative methods of landscaping by prohibiting homeowners’ associations from requiring grass lawns.    Read the article…………………………….
  • Ketchum buys a condo in Warm Springs for deed restriction (ID) February 23, 2024
    A unit in the Parkside neighborhood of Ketchum is being sold to the city at a discounted rate in order to be preserved as community housing.  To qualify as Category Local, a household must have at least one nondependent member who works full-time for an organization in Blaine County.    Read the article…………………………….
  • Idaho Supreme Court sides with developer in Teton County case February 21, 2024
    The case arises from a dispute regarding a condominium development and dates back to 1995. That’s when a lot in Driggs was approved for Planned Unit Development with up to 16 standalone condominiums.  In 1995, TCR’s lot owned by TCR, LLC, the developer of Teton Creek Resor, was approved for Planned Unit Development with 16 standalone condominiums. However, a dispute arose in 2020 when county officials refused to record the plat, claiming TCR hadn’t submitted necessary documents.   Read the article…………………………….
  • City investigation at Elkhorn Springs IDs flaws, sets next steps for remediation (ID) February 9, 2024
    A city investigation of Sun Valley’s Elkhorn Springs condominiums has narrowed in on several flaws that could have allowed water to seep into and rot the condos’ wooden framing.  Structural rot reported in several locations in the condo buildings in November 2023 led the homeowners association that governs the four-building condo complex to advise residents to leave their homes   Read the article…………………………….
  • Structural rot found at Sun Valley condos, residents advised to vacate (ID) December 13, 2023
    Residents and owners of Elkhorn Springs condominiums in Sun Valley are facing a murky future after they were advised on Nov. 30 to leave their homes in the complex’s four buildings due to structural rot.   Read the article……………………………
  • For West Des Moines condo owners, fire was only the beginning of their troubles (IA) November 28, 2023
    They fled the fire a year ago in the middle of the night with kids, dogs and plastic bags that held a few belongings. One elderly woman in a wheelchair had to be hoisted out of her condo from the patio. Nearly all of the 20 residents in the building were relocated to hotels, then forced to move again, while they waited to return home.  Read the article………………………………..

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  • HOAs Must Understand Use and Power of Contracts
    The board of directors in a homeowners association (HOA) is responsible for the functionality and governance of the community. One of the powers and duties delegated to the board of directors is the power to negotiate and enter into contracts, which is highly significant to the operation and bylaws of an HOA.   Read the article………………………..
  • Summer is here! Any Plans for Capital Improvement Projects?
    I’m certain that there are many communities (another word “associations”) out there that are getting ready to do improvements around their properties during this perfect season such as resurfacing asphalts, exterior building painting, entrance water feature renovation, etc. Of course, summer projects come with the question of “Are we adequately funded for these projects”.   Read the entire article……………………………….
  • Flags: What Everyone Ought to Know About Idaho’s HOA Flag Rules
    Flags are something you see every day and with summer holidays coming up, flags are going to be everywhere you go. Flags can mean different things to different people, they can represent countries, ideas, holidays, and even politics. Flags have a long history, and regardless of what they represent, they will continue to be put on display by people all around the world. However, what happens if you live in a Community Association that has restrictions when it comes to ...
  • HOA Enforcement Guidelines (ID)
    We are seeing more and more litigation causing frustration and unneeded expense for associations and owners alike. It is MGM Management’s desire to assist and to advise in ways that will limit exposure to litigation, while still maintaining the core values written in the CC&Rs.   Read the entire article……………………………….
  • Rules Enforcement is the most Difficult Aspect of a Homeowner’s Association (ID)
    Your Homeowner’s Association Board has a duty to reasonably enforce the covenants and rules, and to avoid risking liability to the Board, its committee members, or to the entire association. At the same time, Board members are residents of the association, live there, and are friends with many within their association. Unfortunately, enforcing those rules may result in personal attacks, disharmony, and polarization. As a Board member, this aspect of governing can either disenfranchise your association or bring it together.  ...
  • When HOAs Lack a Formal Collections Policy (ID)
    When HOAs have no formal procedure in place, most Board members are too quick to shout for legal action, while others drag their heels to avoid confrontation with neighbors. Poorly written collection procedures result in a higher percentage of those who don’t pay and divert the Board’s attention away from issues that affect their community.   Read the entire article……………………………….
  • The correlation between collection rates, HOA culture (ID)
    Homeowners association collection rates might be unsettling to those who believe they are exempt to pay or feel rules don’t apply to them. Most, however, do the right thing and do understand the concept of community living. Those few who buck the system, unfortunately, play a significant influence on its culture, according to a recent report by the Community Association Institute. It isn’t the people who don’t pay, necessarily; it is the failure of a Board to enforce the rules ...

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