Following last month’s devastating partial collapse of the Champlain Tower South condominium in Surfside, Fla., many community association managers, boards, and residents are eager to understand state laws and regulations ensuring the structural integrity of condominiums.
Utah and Connecticut recently passed legislation that facilitates the removal of racially restrictive covenants from community association governing documents and in deeds of individual homes.
Community associations are at an increased risk of hurricanes and wildfires this year. Reviewing emergency plans is crucial to help your community prepare, recover, and rebuild in the event of a natural disaster.
Concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed pool openings at some community associations. State laws offering limited liability protection are helping boards finalize plans for the 2021 summer season.
Community managers stepped up to help association boards and residents navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the increased workloads and responsibilities have caused some to feel impacts to their emotional wellbeing.
Homeowners facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can benefit from an extension to the federal foreclosure moratorium and new rules limiting collections of delinquent mortgage payments.