Architectural Compliance Board Governance Planned Unit Development

PUD Owner Denied Solar Power Access

B.N. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I live in a Planned Unit Development (PUD). We have electric heat which is very expensive. Solar panels were brought up to the board members months back. They said that they would check into it. We never heard anything back. Nothing in writing. So I place a call and I am told that one attorney approved the panels and one didn’t. This was not disclosed to us…

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Common Fees Financial Mortgage Planned Unit Development

Planned Unit Development Delinquency Rate Effect on Mortgage

B.T. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, My clients live in an attached Planned Unit Development (PUD) complex; they are refinancing their home using and FHA-backed mortgage. There are only 9 units in the complex. Does the 15% delinquency rate apply? 2 of the units are late making the rate 22%. Mister Condo replies: B.T., thank you for writing, I am not an expert on Planned Unit Development (PUD) financing but in the…

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Governance HOA Legal Planned Unit Development

Are PUDs Legal in Connecticut?

A.D. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, The community that I have lived in for the last 25 years is a PUD. The management firm that we have contracted with says that a PUD is no longer legal in Connecticut and that we must legally change our bylaws so that we are structured as a condominium. Is this true? Can the board of directors proceed with this action without the consent of owners?  Should…

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