HOA Legislation in the news

Florida law revamps HOA
A wide-ranging HOA measure that was signed into law by Florida Gov. Rick Scott will put more power in the hands of homeowners. The law will change how associations keep records, determine who is eligible to sit on a board and limit developers’ power when changing covenants. Ocala Star-Banner

 

Changes for Colorado HOA collections

The new law clarifies that following collection policies is mandatory. In addition, the law provides a detailed list of minimum requirements for the content of a policy. One new requirement is that, before an HOA turns over a delinquent account to a collection agency or attorney, the HOA must send the owner a notice of delinquency containing certain detailed information. Summit Daily

 

Arizona law pits real estate agents against associations

The bill prohibits homeowner associations from limiting the number of political signs someone can display, forbids local governments from requiring developers to establish a homeowner association and bans homeowner associations from performing background checks on tenants. Homeowner association officials opposed the rental property provision backed by real estate organizations and had asked Gov. Brewer to veto the bill. The Republic

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