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Condo Insurance Claim Yields Extra Money for Association

S.B. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Dear Mr. Condo, our management company received an insurance check due to a water damage claim for one unit, which has been repaired for the most part. However, at least 40+ items on the insurance adjuster’s report were not repaired according to the unit owner. Is our Association supposed to get the unused money from the insurance payout if these repairs don’t need to be done?…

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Are Condo Special Assessments Public Records?

B.R. from New York writes: Dear Mister Condo, Hi, Mr. Condo! Do you know if condo special assessment fees are matters of public records? I live in and am trying to narrow my search for a new condo to 3 different condo buildings. I want to know if these 3 condos have assessments in addition to their monthly maintenance charges. If I went to town hall, would I be able to research these fees? Thanks…

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Good Governance by the Condo Board Does Not Include Yelling!

J.D. from Litchfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, How long before a board has to have a special meeting when the president/manager has been removed for being unregistered with the state of Connecticut? Also, we are being forced to endure unjust insults and accusations because the board is all friends. Do we have recourse under the D&O Policy? My wife ‘s health is diminishing due to the direct yelling from the board at all meetings.…

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Who Can Serve on the Condo Master Association?

N.S. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I am a unit owner in a condo that has both its own association and a master association. The master association is responsible for something like 7 different complexes. I heard another unit owner say that my complex’s association is entitled to representation on the master association. Is this true? I’m not sure if this is currently how things are set-up, so I might look into it.…

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