What rules govern home owner associations in New Jersey?

Answer New Jersey, like most other states, has a state condominium law. Developers commission a set of governing documents for every association, which are unique to that association. When you purchased ... Read More »

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Are home owner associations required to use Robert's Rules of Order?

I don't know that there are any actual laws that require any groups to use Robert's Rules, but if a group has any binding legislative or fiscal responsibility, ir is probably on shaky ground withou... Read More »

Renters rights with home owner associations?

When you rent a unit/ home/ apartment that is owned by a member of a condominium, co-op or home owners association, you are subject to the rules and regulations set out in the governing documents f... Read More »

Do home owner associations need to inform you that you are not accepted?

Read your governing documents to verify that the association has the power to accept or reject ownership of the real estate covered by the association. As well, the association may not have power t... Read More »

When do home owner s associations need to get a employer Identification Number?

Associations are typically corporations -- non-profit is common -- and when they hire employees, not vendors, then they need an employer ID, usually for tax purposes. As well, there is a tax-payer ... Read More »