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Condo Treasurer Resigns and Takes Checkbook!

K.B. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, The treasurer resigned two days ago and has so far has refused to turn over the checkbook, financial records, etc. to the association president or the newly appointed treasurer. What recourse does the Board have? Mister Condo replies: K.B., I am sorry for the turmoil at your association. A recalcitrant Board Member can be a real challenge for any association. Even more so when that Board Member…

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Condo Owner Pays for Roof but Doesn’t Get It!

D.C. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I paid for a roof that never was installed. Is there anything I can do? Mister Condo replies: D.C., yes, there are lots of things you can do. Let’s start with who you paid and what type of agreement you entered into. Since you live in a condo, I am going to have to assume that the roof is a common element owned by the association.…

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FHA Certification for Condo Lapsed and Sought Again

J.S. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, We are an over 55 condo complex with 39 individual homes. We were FHA certified several years ago. We missed the recertification period. Nobody knows who completed the original certification application. Where do I find the application/forms in order to submit for certification? We meet all of the requirements. Thank You! Mister Condo replies: J.S., I am glad your association is seeking to recertify itself with FHA approval.…

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Condo Landlord Concerned for Safety of Tenant Due to Water Intrusion and Mold

M.S. from North Carolina writes: Dear Mister Condo, I need some guidance. I have a tenant renting my condo. There have been a series of leaks into my unit due to leaks coming from the roof. There were three or four different leaks that my HOA repaired, as this is the HOA’s responsibility. I have documentation from emails and work orders placed with our community’s management company. I also have pictures and video of leaks…

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