You’ve, no doubt, heard the terms “policies, procedures, rules, regulations” and “resolutions” used many times in the industry. But have you ever wondered what all these different terms mean and whether there is a difference as to which term you use? Despite popular belief, there are subtle differences in these terms, which are outlined in the below checklist. As you will see from the checklist, there are also several similarities between and overlap of the terms.
Partnerships and Acquisitions
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Q: Last year our HOA’s rental policy was challenged by a developer. We had previously not allowed rentals. After a new vote, property owners are now allowed to rent their properties. However, our restrictive covenants clearly state that homes are for single-family use only. There is a home in our community which has multiple levels and was marketed by a Realtor last year as having multi-family capability. Citing our restrictions, our board asked him not to market the house as multi-family. The house was recently sold and the new owner intends to rent the home. During a conversation with me he stated that he intended to rent the downstairs and occupy the upstairs himself. Our board feels this is a violation of the restrictive covenants. What recourse does our board have? You indicate that your CCRs (covenants, conditions and restrictions) restrict homes to “single-family” use. Is the term “single-family” defined in your CCRs?