In a Homeowners Association can non-owners be on the board of directors?

Answer Sometimes a non-owner -- usually not a tenant -- can be hired as a member of the board, under the corporate guidelines that govern the association under state law. For example: a non-profit corpora... Read More »

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When is the vote of the association members required by changing rules in the association.the board of directors changed rules for the community without votes of homeowners. Is it lawful?

Please read your governing documents to determine what percentage of the membership is required to change/ amend/ alter/ adjust your governing documents. The percentages are different depending on ... Read More »

Can the president of the board of directors of a homeowners association make a motion and also vote?

Your answer depends on the contents of your governing documents and the state law that governs not only the association, but the form of the corporation that your association fits within, such as t... Read More »

Do Illinois condo owners have the right to see the Association's complete audit report as delivered to the Board of Directors without summarization or limitation?

Your answer lies in the state law that governs condominiums. Your governing documents may address this issue, and they may not. In any event, the state law is usually superior to your governing doc... Read More »

What to do when the board of directors refuses to participate in a properly called special meeting of unit owners of the condominium association?

Your question describes what could be a pending disagreement between the board and a set of unit owners.The answer you need may depend on the age of the association.For example, if you are a new co... Read More »