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Proposed North Carolina HOA Legislation

Two bills were introduced in the General Assembly yesterday that have huge implications to community associations:

 

 (1)    House Bill 165 is the anticipated omnibus bill from members of the House Select Committee on Homeowners Associations.  The bill and its sponsors can be viewed at: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2011&BillID=hb165   

 

(2)    House Bill 183 would prohibit foreclosure for delinquent assessments.  The bill and its sponsors can be viewed at: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2011&BillID=hb183  

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New Federal Lead Based Paint Rules

New Federal Lead Based Paint Rules
Houses/Units built before 1978 could contain the toxic metal

  • If your home or building was built before 1978, it likely falls under the new federal lead law, which applies if more than 6 square feet of lead paint is disturbed.  The HOA can decide to assume lead is present, or you our your contractor can test for lead with an EPA-approved lead test kit, available at most hardware stores.  Or you can hire a certified professional to do the test.  
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