Can home owners association prevent a developer from expanding?

Answer Read your governing documents to determine when the declarant control period ends. Usually there are several and various events, any one of which can determine the end of the period: X number of ye... Read More »

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How do you get out of a home owners association when your builder-developer is going bankrupt?

You cannot necessarily separate your property from a home owner's association because the developer is in bankruptcy. If the remaining property is sold to a new developer it would acquire all the r... Read More »

In Florida can developer rights to a Home Owners Association survive an absolute auction?

This is a question that only an attorney armed with all the facts could answer, and perhaps could be the ruling of a judge. Logically, the association's assets wouldn't be available for auction un... Read More »

What is the difference between a property owners association and a home owners association?

There really is no difference, except for the styling of the name. Both organizations operate through covenants and bylaws recorded against a group of properties with the goal of making said proper... Read More »

If common areas in a housing community are still owned by title by the developer never titled to the Home Owners Association who is responsible for the upkeep and liability of those common areas?

This is not a legal answer; your answerer is not an attorney.If the association can verify that title remains in the developer's name, the association may be able to recover costs it has expended t... Read More »