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Condo Audit Requirement Law

A.B. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Are there any CT states law that require audits be performed on Condominiums? Mister Condo replies: A.B., in Connecticut, I am aware of no such law. Some states, like New Jersey, do require audits at certain intervals as a matter of law. It should be noted that all audits are not created equal so even if there were an audit requirement, it would have to be…

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Condo Meeting Notice Delivery Requirements

V.A. from Fairfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, What is the law on providing meeting notices to unit owners-re Websites-e-mail, Blogs or Notice boards at the Condominium? Mister Condo replies: V.A., there isn’t one specific law about how an association provides or serves notice of meetings for unit owners. Your condominium governance documents usually state that unit owners will be notified by mail. Of course, most of those documents were written long before the proliferation…

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Delinquency Usually Leads to Collection Action by the Condo Association

R.A. from Fairfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I was previously 3 months delinquent on my common charges with no assessments and the condo association attorneys told me that I had to pay a total of $2000 dollars in order not to go into foreclosure. It seems to me that I am being extorted for money and I am on disability. The reason the attorney said I had to pay the $2000 dollars was for…

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Condominiums, Security, and Online Deliveries

J.H. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I’m actually a Property Manager looking for some creative ideas. Running into a growing issue of granting building access for home deliveries. With the rapid increase of online shopping and Amazon’s move to sub-contracting delivery to what is similar to an Uber driver (think Postmates or Lasership), leaves me in a dilemma. You can’t arrange access as you might with USPS or FedEx with regular drivers.…

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