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Kentucky Condominium & Homeowner Association News

  • Village of Four Season Property Owners Association to end agreement with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office (KY) October 28, 2023
    Homeowners in one big area around Lake of the Ozarks say they don’t need sheriff’s deputies to patrol anymore. So, they are ending the agreement with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office.   Read the article……………………………..
  • Multiple condos damaged in Burlington fire (KY) May 3, 2023
    Six people are displaced after a fire damaged multiple condos in Burlington, The Burlington Fire Department said.   Read the article………………………..
  • Fire damages condo complex, injures 2 people in Middletown (KY) March 25, 2023
    Firefighters were called to the Towne Park Manor Condominiums near Old Shelbyville and Wooded Falls Road on the reported fire just before 10 p.m., according to a MetroSafe dispatcher.  Read the article………………………..
  • Florida, Statutory Immunity November 17, 2022
    The Third District Court of Appeal of Florida, on October 19, 2022, in Bal Harbour Tower Condominium Association, Inc. v. Bellorin, determined that an employee of a valet service could not maintain a negligence lawsuit against a condominium association for injuries sustained while working on the condominium premises. The court, relying on Florida statute 440.10(1)(b)—which provides statutory employer status to contractors with respect to employees of subcontractors hired to perform the contracted work—found that the association was a contractor to ...
  • Another Louisville subdivision could seek Jeffersontown annexation (KY) November 3, 2022
    Residents of a subdivision in southeast Jefferson County are considering a proposal to be annexed by Jeffersontown, which would make their area the third locale to leave Louisville for a smaller city in less than a year.   Read the article………………………..
  • ‘Stupid…useless’: Ukrainian woman asked to take down ‘Pray for Ukraine’ sign (KY) April 29, 2022
    A Ukrainian woman said she is “offended” by a letter from her homeowner’s association that advised her to remove from her front yard a sign reading “Pray for Ukraine.”   Read the entire article……………………………….
  • Western Shores lawsuit against county on hold after judge’s order (KY) April 5, 2022
    The lawsuit against Calloway County and a subdivision developer filed by the Western Shores Property Owners Association is reportedly in a holding pattern as the plaintiffs attempt to contact other interested parties to join the suit.   Read the entire article……………………………….

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Kentucky Condominium & Homeowner Association Articles

  • 7 HOA Pool Safety Rules Every Board Should Enforce
    Many homeowners associations manage swimming pools that are available for member use. One of the pillars of pool management, though, is promoting the safety of pool goers. To accomplish that, a board must enforce certain HOA pool safety rules.   Read the article………………………..
  • Getting Approval For Home Renovations In HOA Communities
    Homeowners typically need to secure approval for home renovations in HOA communities. And while the process can vary from one association to another, there are a few general guidelines you can follow.     Read the article………………………..
  • Kentucky Passes Planned Community Act
    SB120, which the Kentucky Legislature recently passed and was signed by Governor Beshear, creates a new, statutory framework for planned communities (HOAs) throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This new law creates new sections of KRS Chapter 381, and includes many important provisions for homeowner associations in Kentucky, which have historically lacked a uniform law that guides the operation and creation of these planned communities.   Read the article………………………..
  • Know Your HOA Fence Rules Before Putting Them Up
    Every homeowners association has its own set of rules that apply to various things, even fences. It’s important to understand these HOA fence rules so that homeowners can avoid violations and board members can enforce them consistently.  Read the article………………………..
  • HOA Fidelity Bonds: Why Your Homeowners Association Needs Them
    HOA fidelity bonds are critical to the operations of homeowners associations. But, what are these bonds anyway? And what do they cover?  A fidelity bond is a form of insurance that protects homeowners associations from unanticipated financial losses such as fraud or theft. Other names for fidelity bonds include crime insurance or fidelity insurance.   Read the article………………………..
  • How To Deal With Wild Animals In HOAs (OH)
    It is not unheard of for wild animals to visit an HOA neighborhood. This is particularly common for communities in mountainous areas, forests, or near nature preserves. And depending on the environment, there are several wild animals an association and its homeowners may encounter. But, beautiful and majestic as they are, these animals can bring all sorts of problems.   Read the article………………………..
  • What Is The HOA Open Meeting Act? Are There Guidelines?
    While the Open Meeting Act does not universally apply to homeowners associations nationwide, it is still worth understanding what this law entails. In doing so, HOA boards can conduct more effective and collaborative meetings.   Read the article………………………..

Kentucky Article Archives

 

Kentucky Laws

Scroll down to Horizontal Property Law (KRS Chapter 381, Secs. 805-910)

Scroll down to Kentucky Condominium Act  (KRS Chapter 381, Secs. 9101-9207)

Planned Community Act (PDF) (goes into effect June 2023)

Kentucky Condominium & Homeowner Association Resources

Community Associations Institute – Kentucky Chapter

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