While broad powers are afforded to condominium and homeowner associations to regulate and limit the rights of unit and homeowners on what improvements can be made to their property when living in a planned urban development, there are limitations and Florida law limits Condo and HOA from restricting installation of renewable resources such as solar […]
Are you getting “slapped” with a SLAPP Suit? To start, a “S.L.A.P.P.” suit refers to “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” and both the Florida Condominium Act and HOA Act have prohibitions against these types of lawsuits. But what does prohibitions against these types of suits really mean? In short, a “SLAPP” suit in the context […]
It’s Easier to Ask Forgiveness Than It Is To Get Permission is a quote from the late Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, who was a U.S. Naval officer. While Admiral Hopper’s quote is frequently used to mean do the right thing within the bureaucracy of a large organization, whether or not those in charge know it […]
Joining an HOA? All of the downright dreadful things you need know if you’re buying a property governed by a homeowners association. Do your research before buying. Contact Ferrer Law Group.
Miami-Dade State Attorney announced the arrest of the Hammocks Community Association President after an investigation revealed she diverted over $100,000 for personal use. Contact Ferrer Law Group if you suspect this is happening in your HOA.
Homeowners Can Display Flags. With the 4th of July holiday rapidly approaching I recently learned that a family member’s HOA prohibits the display of the American Flag. This is a violation of Florida Statute s.720.304(2)(a) which permits the display of one portable, removable United States flag or official flag of the State of Florida in […]
A homeowners association in Jacksonville, Florida threatened a nurse with up to $1,000 in fines for parking a recreational vehicle meant for quarantine in her driveway.
Cristina Trabada said she and her family were on vacation when neighbors started bombarding them with calls and messages that her car had been booted in her own driveway. WPLG Local 10 News.
Older community association members who fall behind on fees face increasingly harsh treatment
First responders fed up with their HOA community in Royal Palm Beach. WPTV News
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