Board Condominium Legal Parking

Condo Association Takes Over Unit Owner’s Deeded Parking Space!

L.I. from Massachusetts writes: Dear Mister Condo, My condo was purchased with 2 deeded spaces. The trustees have put a plow in my 2nd spot. They did not ask and I have sent 3 emails asking for them to please remove the plow. It’s a deeded space and they do not have my permission. They have ignored my emails and the plow is still there. What can I do? Mister Condo replies: L.I., I am…

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Board Condominium Governance Parking

Condo Visitor Parking Conundrum

E.A. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, We have an issue with some residents not having room for their cars. We have 20 parking spaces designated for visitor parking. What would be appropriate to change to resident parking? Mister Condo replies: E.A., the pages of this website are chock full of parking questions. Condominiums, apartment buildings, and other high-density housing areas will forever face the challenge of on-site parking. In the development phase…

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Architectural Compliance Board Condominium Governance HOA Windows

Homeschooling Condo Unit Owner Seeks to Add Garage Window

A.R. from California writes: Dear Mister Condo, I want to add a window in the garage because I homeschool my kids and is too hot inside for them. Mister Condo replies: A.R., I appreciate your desire to provide a window for your children as you feel it would help cool your garage, which I gather you are using as a classroom for homeschooling purposes. However, adding items like windows falls squarely under the governance authority…

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Board Condominium Governance Volunteer Voting

Condo Board Resign Looking to Help Fill Vacated Seat

T.S. from Illinois writes: Dear Mister Condo, I resigned from our Board in August and the present board have not filled the empty seat. Our by-laws require us to have 5 members. I was told I can request a “special meeting” to have that seat filled. How do I go about doing this? And am I required to get someone to fill this seat? Or can the present board put one of themselves in that…

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