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FL: No Hoop For You: POA Bans Goals

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

One neighborhood in Clay County is family-friendly, unless you’re Mike Kabernagel and you’ve got a portable basketball hoop at the end of your driveway.
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IL: Better training of board members bolsters association

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

Marynowski has become a strong advocate for board training and would like legislators to make it mandatory. “The lack of recourse for mismanagement by board members is non-existent unless you can afford an attorney,” she said
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Can HOA’s Hire bill collectors for dues?

Q. Is it legal for homeowner associations in North Carolina to use collection agencies to collect delinquent dues?

There is nothing to prohibit your HOA from using a collection agency to collect delinquent dues. The better question is whether using a collection agency is the most effective and cost-efficient method.

Collection agencies typically charge a “contingent fee” for their services – their fee is a percentage of whatever sum they collect, usually 25-30 percent.The problem is that HOAs cannot always recover this fee from the delinquent homeowner. State statutes prohibit HOAs from charging a homeowner any collection or administrative fee that is not specifically authorized in their Declaration.

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