Can a lease not approved by homeowner association covenants be voided legally?

Answer Read your governing documents to determine whether or not the association has the responsibility or authority to approve leases. If so, then the owner has the responsibility to present a lease for... Read More »

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Can homeowner association covenants be enforced legally?

Yes. The governing documents establish a 'private democracy' and every owner who purchases a 'unit' within the community agrees to abide by them.It's the responsibility of the board to enforce the ... Read More »

How does the Home Owner Association go about lien a homeowner who refuses to pay for his roof approved by the homeowners?

If your governing documents give the board the authority to replace major components of commonly owned assets, or if they give the board the authority to dictate replacement of privately owned asse... Read More »

Do homeowner bylaws expire with the covenants?

There is no standard. If there is an expiry condition of the governing documents, that detail is written within them. Otherwise, if your state law dictates expiry, and there is no mention of expir... Read More »

If a homeowner pays for roofing repairs or other services in a condominium due to shortage of funds should the association reimburse the homeowner?

The key phrase in your question is 'shortage of funds'. If the association borrows money from its owners to make repairs, then the owners and the association need a written agreement that details ... Read More »