Tag Archives: legislation

Here’s heads up on pending association bills

Michael HunterThere are four bills pending in the N.C. General Assembly that could have a major impact on condominium and homeowners associations. Courtesy of the Legislative Action Committee of the N.C. Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, here is a brief description of the pending House and Senate bills:

Senate Bill 373, known as the “Community Associations Managers Licensing Act,” would require professional community association managers be licensed by the state. License applicants would be required to pass an exam, obtain one of several professional manager certificates issued by various HOA industry groups, or provide proof that they have been actively engaged as a community association manager the prior three years.

Read more

The Right to Dry

The Right to Dry: Using Clotheslines in Community Associations

In recent months, articles in numerous publications – including Time, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times – have examined a growing environmental movement that has been dubbed “The Right to Dry”, namely, the right to utilize clotheslines and air-drying in community associations. Individuals and advocacy groups are taking sides – lining up over clotheslines, if you will – regarding the rights of residents to use clotheslines to dry clothes versus the rights of associations to ban or restrict such conduct.

Read more

IN: Legislation proposed to regulate homeowners

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

A bill making its way through the Indiana General Assembly would allow the Attorney General’s office to regulate homeowners associations, and some Jeffersonville residents hope it really hits home.
Read more