Board Condominium Governance Parking

Can the Condo Board Temporarily Reassign My Parking Space?

N.I. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I own a condo apartment in an Association that actually has four Associations. Association 1, 2 and 3 are independent condo Associations. The Association that manages the common elements is called the Recreational Association. The board of the Recreational Association made a decision to replace the swimming pool. I received a telephone call from the front desk person of the Recreational Association that I have to…

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Damage Governance HOA Legal

Declarant Leaving New HOA With Unfinished Roads

M.K. from Middlesex County writes: Dear Mister Condo, We have an 8-year old condo community that is under Declarant (D) control who has recently hinted he is ready to relinquish control to an HOA. The problem is that the road paving is not completed with only a deteriorating base present and no top coat. Declarant has repeatedly stated he will not finish road until all lots built on due to fear of construction vehicle damage.…

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Assessments Board Common Fees Communications Condominium

Records of Condo Common Fees Receipt Missing; Late Fees Ensue!

T.P. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, We have a new Board of Directors. The old board did not turn in all the accounting records (according to them) so they are building the records of the payments. During this whole reconstruction of records, they are taking the date that my checks were deposited and not the actual date of my turning in of the checks. When they gave me the one-year statement showing…

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Condominium Financial Governance Legal Pets Renting Rules Enforcement

Condo Board’s Attorney Expenses Against Renter Passed on to Landlord Owner

G.P. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, We are condo owners who hired a manager to rent out our condo. He lied about a German Shepherd in our rental…above weight restriction. As owners, we had no idea the dog was in our rental. The condo association wanted the dog gone, hired a lawyer, etc… Back & forth for five months with renters. They got a doctor’s note and hired a lawyer, claiming the…

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