Unfortunately, financial crime has been on the rise in condos and HOAs. Over the past year, there have been numerous reports from around the country of directors, officers, and property managers of community associations embezzling funds. Examples of alleged financial crimes against homeowners associations that
Condominium insurance for units and common elements within the condominium requires the coordination of two different types of insurance. The first type of insurance is the master condominium policy purchased by the condominium association, which is also known as a “CGL” or commercial general liability
Rebuilding a Michigan Condominium After a Fire
Having a fire in a condominium project is a terrifying thought. In addition to the risk of loss of life, there is a high probability that a condominium unit and the common elements will be damaged, or worse, destroyed.
Most condominium bylaws will contain some form of restrictions on animals. Enacting animal restrictions is a prudent approach for condominium and homeowners association to protect the members of their community. However, the adoption and enforcement of animal restrictions are not a guarantee that a dog
As governors around the country ease stay-at-home restrictions, community association boards are forced to make difficult decisions regarding opening common areas, where once ordinary activities such as going to the gym or swimming pool or throwing a party are now fraught with risk. Managing social
In Michigan, as in most states, the state authority has significantly limited access to public places, stores, restaurants, movie theaters, offices, and other businesses through the issuance of executive orders prohibiting such access. For businesses whose viability depends on the public’s ability to access that business’ physical location, the issuance