Board Condominium Governance Legal Renting Rules Enforcement

Cantankerous Condo Renter Unhappy at Condo

B.C. from Florida writes: Dear Mister Condo, The condo president is a nightmare. The Board is a nightmare. This condo is intentionally making it difficult for guests to get in and out of the building. The intention is increased security but it is just increased harassment. If a nurse or CNA visits every day, calling the gate every day is absurd. They get too many phone calls and don’t have time to make parking passes…

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Board Condominium Governance Neighbor Issues Parking Rules Enforcement

No Enforcement of Condo Parking Rules Leads to Chaos for Condo Resident

L.T. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I have requested for past 5 years to move my parking spot. I rent (by choice) and I am allowed 1 marked spot and 1 visitor spot. I have the only spot parked under a tree. My car gets ruined every day by bird droppings it has ruined the paint on my car and is costing me a small fortune at the car wash. This is…

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Board Condominium Governance Legal Neighbor Issues Rules Enforcement Smoking

Condo Resident Refuses to Stop Smoking!

J.H. from Massachusetts writes: Dear Mister Condo, I am president of the Board for my condo. The son of a unit owner and his girlfriend living in the unit are extremely heavy smokers which is causing the unit owner next door great consternation as the smoke seeps through the common block wall between units. We have been dealing with this for some time, and have sent letters to the owner and offending parties, but they are addicted…

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Assessments Board Common Fees Condominium Financial Governance Legal Neighbor Issues Reserve Fund

Previous Condo Trustee Allowed Unit Owner Delinquency to Go Unchecked!

M.C. from Middlesex County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Our trustee just sold her unit making me the new trustee. After she left, I found out one of the Unit owners wasn’t paying their HOA fees and that the former trustee had used funds I put in the Reserve Fund for my share of assessments to front for them. We were about to hold off on a planned assessment because of this when the city slapped…

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