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Tennessee Condo & HOA News

  • Battle over proposed gates in Chickasaw Gardens divides city council (TN) December 20, 2023
    The great gate debate over the plan to block two public streets leading into Chickasaw Gardens to create a safer neighborhood created division among council members Tuesday.  Read the article………………………….
  • Renegade blaze destroys condos, acreage (TN) November 17, 2023
    Chris Cox, assistant Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency, said Wednesday night the fire would continue to burn for several days within the contained area.  No injuries were reported, but the Chronicle learned at least one family lost their year-round home when their condo was destroyed in the blaze. The fire consumed two buildings the housed 12 condo units.   Read the article………………………………
  • Sevier County Airbnb listing taken down after neighborhood action November 8, 2023
    People who live in a residential neighborhood in Sevier County were alarmed when one of the homes in their community was listed as a short-term rental. It didn’t take long to nip the issue in the bud, for those living in the relatively new subdivision.    Read the article…………………………..
  • Tennessee town’s Airbnb legal drama drags on as new board members continue suing neighbors October 31, 2023
    Yard signs welcoming or not welcoming vacationers to Lone Mountain Shores have come down, but residents say the sharp divide over short-term vacation rentals is very much alive in the Norris Lake development, where newly and narrowly elected board members will continue to pursue an inherited contentious court case against neighbors.    Read the article………………………………….
  • Multiple families displaced after several Antioch condos damaged in fire (TN) October 25, 2023
    Multiple families were displaced after a fire that began in two garages spread and damaged multiple condos near Priest Lake on Tuesday, according to the Nashville Fire Department.  Officials said heavy fire began in two garages before spreading into one of the condos, that’s when a second alarm was called to the scene.   Read the article……………………………
  • County bill aims to alleviate HOA burden (TN) October 17, 2023
    The Coffee County government is currently seeking to reintroduce to the state for approval, a resolution that will limit it’s liability in homeowner association fees on unused property in the county.  Read the article………………………………….
  • Man warns others after surprise HOA fees revealed while selling Knoxville home (TN) October 11, 2023
    An East Tennessee man was surprised with Homeowner’s Association fees that were part of the closing costs on his home in Knoxville. Another thing that caught his attention was the HOA fees that the buyer of his home had to pay.    Read the article…………………………….

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Tennessee Condo & HOA Articles

  • HOA Basics (TN)
    HOAs get a bad rap among homeowners, and in far too many cases, that is regrettably justified. My legal education on the subject stems from personal experience.    Read the article………………………..
  • The Tennessee Short-Term Rental Unit Act
    The Tennessee Short-Term Rental Unit Act plays a pivotal role in regulating short-term rentals. This legislation defines how local governments can regulate short-term rentals in their municipalities and guides grandfathering existing rentals. What this Act does not affect, though, are homeowners associations and condominiums.   Read the article……………………………….
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Holds Restrictions Limiting Property Use To Residential Purposes Do Not Prohibit Short-Term Rentals
    The Tennessee Supreme Court held today that a property owner using his home as a short-term rental did not violate homeowner association restrictions requiring that homes be used for “residential and no other purposes.” However, the Court also held that the property owner’s short-term rentals violate later amendments to the restrictions that impose a minimum lease term of 30 days.   Read the article…………………………………..
  • EV Charging For Multifamily Properties: Demand, Implementation, And Planning Pitfalls
    There is a growing demand for EV charging for multifamily housing developments across the nation. These charging stations can serve as incentives to attract potential residents and buyers. It also helps multifamily housing developments maintain a sustainable community.   Read the article…………………………………
  • Tennessee HOA Foreclosure: What Can Happen To A Homeowner’s Property?
    Some homeowners may be surprised to find that their home has gone into Tennessee HOA foreclosure. But, can an HOA foreclose on your home in Tennessee? What laws govern this process?   Read the article……………………..
  • How to Resolve Conflicts in a Positive Way (TN)
    Community is a wonderful thing. But when groups of people live near each other, some conflict is inevitable. Often conflicts occur over small things. Other conflicts may be about big things. Whether big or small, it is important to resolve conflicts as quickly and positively as possible. Proactively addressing conflict will position the community for smooth operation and overall success.   Read the entire article……………………………….
  • Tennessee HOA Rules: Keeping The Community In Order
    When it comes to preserving the quality of life and property values in HOA communities in Tennessee, the enforcement of rules is necessary. Learn about the different Tennessee HOA rules below.   Read the entire article……………………………….

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Tennessee Laws

Condominium Act of 2008

2021 Tennessee Code, Title 66 – Property, Chapter 27 – Multiple Ownership of Property Part 1 – Horizontal Property

Appendix J. Comparison of HOA Statutes and Model Acts by Topic.

Tennessee does not have a law directly related to homeowner or property owner associations.  Here is a good explanation of this

Tennessee HOA Laws All Homeowners Should Know

Tennessee Condo & HOA Resources

Report of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Protecting the Interests of Homeowners: An Overview of Concerns Related to Homeowners Associations

Community Associations Institute – Tennessee Chapter

CAI – Tennessee Chapter has an online newsletter

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