Who owns the common areas the homeowners or the homeowner's association?

Answer Owners share ownership of the common areas under a legal definition called an association. Details The structure of homeowners association is this: every owner owns a percentage share of the associ... Read More »

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What is the difference between a Condominium Homeowners Association and a Townhouse or Plan Unit Development Homeowners Association?

A condo or townhouse Homeowners' Association (HOA) governs a group of condos, wherein the association is responsible for the maintenance of the outside of the building(s), landscaping, and utilitie... Read More »

Does the homeowners association have the right to keep settlement monies from the homeowners?

Your question implies that your association and its board pursued a cause of action -- whether through negotiation, mediation or a court of law -- and was awarded a cash settlement. Realistically, ... Read More »

How to Remove Homeowners From a Homeowners Association?

Homeowners associations (HOAs) are created to manage the common areas of a residential development and enforce regulations on the use of a homeowner's property. Homeowners association membership n... Read More »

Can homeowners association request for turnover or transfer of common facilities in the subdivision from the developer?

Every state has a different set of parameters that define when and how a developer turns over their project and its business to an owner-populated board. You can find these parameters in state law ... Read More »