Can homeowner association covenants be enforced legally?

Answer 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 »

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

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 »

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 »

Can a homeowners' association force owner to pay fees that were collected by former homeowner association?

Your question sounds like there was an original HOA, which was superseded by a new HOA. Every HOA collects assessments to operate the community, and as an owner, your governing documents define yo... Read More »