Board Condominium Governance Parking Rules Enforcement

Parking Lot Abuses are Out of Control at this Condo!

R.B. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Nice site. I enjoy the questions posted! I myself have served on the Board of Directors for our complex on and off for some 13 years now. Our MAJOR issue is lack of parking. We have sent out numerous Newsletters, talked one on one with residents, and rewritten Rules & Regulations. We have even hired a Parking Control vendor. We’ve tried everything short of using a…

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Board Governance HOA Parking Rules Enforcement

HOA Denies “Reasonable Accommodation” for RV for Disabled Resident

G.K. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I need to park a small RV in our driveway to accommodate our severely disabled daughter. The HOA has refused to grant the accommodation since the CC&Rs prohibit RVs parked for more than 24 hours. Do you have any fair housing cases where families have been allowed to park an RV on their lot? Mister Condo replies: G.K., I am sorry that your HOA has decided…

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Condominium Governance Parking

Multiple Deeded Claims to Condo Parking Spaces

V.L. from Middlesex County writes: Dear Mister Condo, The condominiums I live in allow residents to rent an additional parking space. Recently, my “assigned” parking was taken by my neighbor. He said my “assigned” parking space belong to him since it was on his deed. On his deed it says “exclusive rights and easements to spaces 90 and 91.” On mine it says “exclusive rights and easement to spaces 70.” However, in the master deed…

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Board Condominium Governance Property Management

Non-Unit Owner Wants to Be Condo President or Property Manager

L.M. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Do I have to be the owner of my condo unit to be on the condo board and be president? My condo is under my husband’s name and I want to run as president/property manager. Mister Condo replies: L.M., I am glad that you are interested in serving the association where you live. The condo’s governing documents should give very clear directions on who is eligible to…

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