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Federal Laws Regulating Homeowners Associations

The law was enacted in 1990 to prohibit discrimination against disabled persons in employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications, and access to government programs and services. For HOA’s, “public accommodations” is the most relevant activity, though a large association may also be ADA-regulated as an employer.

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State Laws Affecting Homeowners Associations – HOA

(5 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Oklahoma HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(8 days ago) Oklahoma Fair Housing Law, §25-1451 through §25-1508: This law protects Oklahomans from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, familial status, or disability ( § 1452 ). The Act provides state-level protections similar to the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). Victims of housing discrimination can file a

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Homeowners’ Guide to California HOA Laws — Homeowners

(4 days ago) Law Offices of William A. Wyman, 969 F. Supp. 604 (S.D. Cal. 1997). However, the FDCPA does apply when an HOA refers delinquent assessments for collection by a law firm or collection agency. See Fuller v. Becker and Poliakoff, 192 F. Supp. 2d 1361 (M.D. Fla. 2002).

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HOA Homeowners Association Information Research

(Just Now) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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North Carolina Homeowners' Guide to HOA Laws — Homeowners

(3 days ago) The law protects servicemembers on active duty, activated reservists, and members of the national guard active for more than 30 consecutive days. The SCRA prevents creditors from obtaining default judgments against servicemembers and allows civil actions to be stayed at the servicemember’s request or on the court’s own initiative.

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Virginia Property Owners Association Act, Chapter 18

(Just Now) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Maryland HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(8 days ago) HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Federal Laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern the operation and management of common interest communities, condominiums, cooperatives, and residential properties in the state of Maryland.. Maryland Discrimination in Housing Law, Md. Code Ann., State Gov't §§ 20-701, et seq.:.: The law protects people from …

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Indiana HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources — Homeowners

(7 days ago) HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Federal HOA Laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern the operation and management of common interest communities, condominiums, cooperatives, and residential properties in the state of Florida.. The Indiana Fair Housing Act – The Act prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, familial status

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Tennessee HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources — Homeowners

(9 days ago) Because the law is still working its way through the legislature, Tennessee homeowners' associations are currently not subject to any state regulations. However, if an association is organized as a non-profit, as is the case with most Tennessee associations, it will be governed by …

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Alabama HOA Laws, Regulations and Information — Homeowners

(7 days ago) The law governs the formation, management, powers, and operation of residential homeowners’ associations created after January 1, 2016, and any association formed before that time that elects to be governed by this chapter in its declaration. Alabama Nonprofit Corporation Law, Ala. Code § 10A-3 …

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Fight Your HOA the Right Way—Or Else — Homeowners

(3 days ago) If homeowners have more questions about federal law and the Fair Housing Act, we have an in-depth treatment here. Besides federal law, homeowners association boards must abide by any relevant state statutes. It is imperative that homeowners find the relevant state law regarding a particular legal issue with the board as the laws vary widely

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Florida Homeowners' Guide to HOA Laws — Homeowners

(1 days ago) The law specifically applies to not-for-profit organizations operating residential homeowners associations in Florida. Fla. Stat. §720.302(1). Florida’s HAA is a more detailed law providing a more comprehensive statutory framework than the HOA laws in most states.

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Pennsylvania HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(2 days ago) HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Federal HOA Laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern homeowners' associations, condominiums, and other residential properties in Pennsylvania.. Pennsylvania Uniform Condominium Act (UCA), Pa. Cons. Stat. §§ 3101, et seq.:The Act applies to condominiums created after the Act's effective date (120 days from July 2, 1980).

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Mississippi HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources — Homeowners

(1 days ago) The law does not apply to homeowners' associations. Mississippi Nonprofit Corporation Act, Miss. Code Ann. § 79-11-101, et seq.: The Act governs nonprofit corporations with regard to corporate structure and procedure. If an association is organized as a nonprofit, as is the case with most West Virginia associations, it will be governed by the

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Wisconsin HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources Homeowners

(9 days ago) The law obligates all persons who transfer real property containing one to four dwelling units, including a condominium unit and time-share property, by sale, exchange, or land contract to disclose all information and documents outlined under sections 709.02 to 709.04 and …

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Minnesota HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(9 days ago) The law voids any provision of any deed restriction, subdivision regulation, restrictive covenant, local ordinance, contract, rental agreement or regulation, or homeowners association document that limits the right of an owner or tenant of residential property to display the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Minnesota

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Louisiana HOA Laws, Rules, Regulations & Resources

(9 days ago) HOA LAWS AND RESOURCES. Federal Laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern the operation and management of common interest communities, condominiums, cooperatives, and residential properties in the state of Louisiana.. Louisiana Condominium Act, La. R.S. §§ 9:1121.101 et seq.:The Act is applicable to residential condominiums …

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Oklahoma General Corporation Act, Okla. Stat. tit. 18

(2 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Connecticut HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(1 days ago) The law includes provisions that protect people's right to have access to all housing opportunities without discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, lawful source of income, familial status or status as a veteran. § 46a -64c.

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Oregon Condominium Act, Title 10, Chapter 100

(6 days ago) The Bureau is not a government agency, law firm, or attorney and cannot provide you with any kind of legal advice or legal recommendations. The summaries of laws provided on this website are not all-inclusive and do not represent every law, statute, or municipal code related to homeowner associations, condominiums, and cooperatives and should

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Get oriented with the most basic HOA Bylaws provisions

(7 days ago) 1.4 Interpretation. In the case of any conflict, the (1) provisions of state law, (2) the Association's Declaration, (3) Articles of Incorporation, and (3) these Bylaws shall prevail in that order. 1.5 Corporate Seal. The Association shall provide a suitable seal containing …

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North Carolina HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources

(4 days ago) HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Federal Laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern the operation and management of common interest communities, condominiums, cooperatives, and residential properties in North Carolina.. North Carolina Unit Ownership Act, N.C. Gen. Stat. §§47A-1, et seq.:This Chapter applies to all condominiums created within North

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West Virginia HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(3 days ago) The law protects people's right to access all housing opportunities without discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, familial status (the presence of children under the age of 18), blindness, disability (including the need for service animals and reasonable accommodations) or national origin.

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Oregon HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources — Homeowners

(6 days ago) The law states that “a provision in a declaration or bylaws of a planned community that prohibits an owner of the roof or other exterior portion of a building or improvement on which solar panels may be installed from installing or using solar panels for obtaining solar access, as described in ORS 215.044 and 227.190, is void and

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New Hampshire HOA Laws, Rules, Resources & Information

(3 days ago) The law protects people from housing discrimination based on age, sex, gender identity, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. The protections provided under the state are similar to the protections under the federal Fair Housing Act.

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Maine HOA Laws, Rules, Regulations, Resources

(5 days ago) The law provides that to ensure adequate exposure to direct sunlight, a person may grant an easement in writing and recorded in the same way as other conveyances of real property interests. Under the statute, solar easements must be appurtenant and run with the land and are subject to court-decreed abandonment and other limitations provided by law.

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California HOA Laws, Rules, and Information — Homeowners

(Just Now) The law is administered by the California Bureau of Real Estate. Homeowners’ Guide to HOA Laws in California - The guide helps homeowners better understand their legal rights and responsibilities as members of an association by explaining essential laws directly affecting the functions of California associations. State Government Agencies.

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Federal laws protect HOA members from discriminatory

(4 days ago) The law does not protect a person who is a direct threat to the health or safety of others or who currently uses illicit substances or illegal drugs. Additionally, because the FHA does not protect people that pose a “direct threat” to other residents, juvenile and sex offenders are exceptions to the prohibition.

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Utah HOA Laws, Regulations & Resources Homeowners

(4 days ago) The law protects people's right to access all housing opportunities without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, source of income, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. § 57-21-6. These state-level protections are similar to the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA).

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Iowa HOA Laws, Regulations, Rules, Resources & Information

(4 days ago) HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Federal laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern the operation of homeowners' associations, condominiums, and other residential properties in the state of Iowa.. Iowa Horizontal Property Act (Condominiums), Iowa Code § 499B.1 (2020), et seq.:The statute governs the formation, management, powers, and operation of

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Virginia Condominium Act, Title 55.1, Chapter 19

(4 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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HOA Violations: The Homeowner's Right to a Fair Due

(7 days ago) Overview. Under the law, all condominiums, cooperatives, and homeowners’ associations are subject to basic rules of due process. Although associations have a fiduciary duty to enact and enforce rules to promote health, happiness, and peace of mind of community members, associations, through their body of authority, must act in good faith and offer homeowners fair enforcement …

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Wisconsin Condominium Ownership Act, Chapter 703

(7 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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How the Fair Housing Act Protects Homeowners from

(9 days ago) There are even cases where Courts have applied the law to municipalities over zoning questions. It is a resolved legal issue that an HOA is under the purview of this federal regulation, and it will need to act accordingly. An important distinction: the law

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Georgia Condominium Act, Title 44, Chapter 3, Title 3

(Just Now) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Rhode Island Condominium Act, Title 34, Chapter 36.1

(Just Now) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Louisiana Condominium Act. Title 9, §1141 — Homeowners

(6 days ago) Louisiana Condominium Act. Title 9, §1141 — Homeowners Protection Bureau, LLC. Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a …

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Illinois Condominium Property Act

(6 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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North Carolina Condominium Act

(1 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Facts To Know About Georgia Homeowners Associations

(1 days ago) Georgia law does not permit a board member, officer, or other association agents to trespass upon a member's property to force compliance with covenants. An association's remedies against non-compliant members are the penalty mechanisms provided in the declaration and statute or legal proceedings against the non-compliant owner.

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Wisconsin Nonstock Corporations, Chapter 181 — Homeowners

(3 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Arizona HOA Laws, Rules, and Information — Homeowners

(7 days ago) HOA LAWS & REGULATIONS. Federal laws - In addition to state law regulations, the federal government has laws that govern the operation of homeowners' associations, condominiums, and other residential properties in Arizona.. Arizona Condominium Act, A.R.S. § 33-1201 et. seq.:The Act governs the creation, alteration, termination, and management of Arizona condominiums.

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Kentucky Condominium Act, KRS 381.9101 — Homeowners

(4 days ago) 381.9113. Supplemental general principles of law applicable to KRS 381.9101 to 381.9207. 381.9115. Construction against implicit repeal of KRS 381.9101 to 381.9207. 381.9117. Purposes and policies of KRS 381.9101 to 381.9207 -- Kentucky Condominium Act to be liberally construed. 381.9119. Severability of invalid provision or application.

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Kansas Apartment Ownership Act, Chapter 58, Article 31

(2 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Arizona Condominium Act

(1 days ago) Arizona Condominium Act. Title 33, Chapter 9 (2020) The Arizona Condominium Act found under Title 33, Chapter 9 (§ 33-1201 et. seq.) applies to “all condominiums created within this state without regard to the date the condominium was created.”. For more on applicability of provisions of this chapter, please read section 33-1201.

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Florida Condominium Act, Fla. Stat. §718.001, et. seq

(5 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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Illinois Community Association Manager Licensing and

(2 days ago) Even if a community has a valid reason to restrict short-term rentals, it still needs legal and/or contractual authority to support the restriction. Typically, the authority comes from an HOA's declaration, from state law, or a combination of the two. A declaration is a contract among property owners in a community.

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