Board Condominium Governance Neighbor Issues Pets Rules Enforcement

Condo Board Refuses To Enforce Small Dog Rule

M.S. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I live in a condo on the 2nd floor. The upstairs neighbor is very disruptive and noisy when playing with their 85 lb., 2 year-old Lab (which is against the condo’s small dog regulation). Many emails, letters, meetings with the offending neighbors and still the problem continues. The Board has basically washed their hands of the matter and said there is nothing more they can do. I…

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Assessments Board Financial HOA Taxes

HOA, LLC, Back taxes, My, Oh, My!

L.S. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Hello, Mr. Condo, Our condo HOA has just received notice that the original developer never dissolved the LLC that was set up in order to sell the individual units approx 7 years ago. The document suggests that the HOA is responsible for the $250/year tax to have the LLC that the developer has not paid (perhaps he wasn’t aware of the need to dissolve the LLC?) Since…

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Board Condominium Financial Governance

Condo Audit Question from New Jersey

M.D. from New Jersey writes: Dear Mister Condo, Is there a law in New Jersey that you have to have an audit every year even if your condo is only 20 units? Mister Condo replies: M.D., I am not aware of any state that requires annual audits of condo association finances regardless of size. My understanding of New Jersey law is that the Non Profit Corporation Act, which governs Non Profit corporations like condo associations, has…

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Board Condominium Governance Neighbor Issues Parking

Protecting an Assigned Condo Parking Space

R.P. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, If I have assigned parking, am I allowed to block off my space to insure parking available to me when I return home? Mister Condo replies: R.P., you should contact your Board or Property Manager to inquire but you are most likely not allowed to block off your space to insure parking is available when you return but there are other ways to accomplish the same…

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