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Fair Debt Collection

Since assessments are fees for maintenance and use of utilities and not consumer debt, many association board members wonder if their communities are subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).  Some may be surprised to learn most state and federal courts consider assessment to be “debts” according to this definition: Read more

Adopting & Enforcing Rules

 

Community association rules govern activities in a community’s common areas or activities that affect common elements.  They are enforced by the association board, which is obligated to preserve and protect the harmony, architectural integrity and assets of the community.  Importantly, that can help protect property values.

Adopting rules and seeing...

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Fair Debt Collection

Since assessments are fees for maintenance and use of utilities and not consumer debt, many association board members wonder if their communities are subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).  Some may be surprised to learn most state and federal courts consider assessments to be "debts" according to this definition:  A debt...

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ADA Legislation for Some Swimming Pools

We have been hard at work over the past few months preparing for the season, working with health department officials on new regulations, and most recently we have been working through the new American Disabilities Act (ADA) Legislation to determine how it will affect our clients. 

 

The purpose of this article is to explain who needs to gain compliance with this legislation, as to give you ample time to plan and budget accordingly.  Below is a Frequently Asked Questions section.  For those affected, compliance is required by March 15, 2012.

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