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Community Update – April 2019

Community Update – April 2019

Becker & PoliakoffAs most everyone knows, volunteering to serve on your community’s board can oftentimes be a thankless job. This month, we break down some of the rights and responsibilities that the position holds.

In our featured article, Can an Association Be Held Liable for Discriminatory Conduct of Residents?” we explore some of the questions that arise from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s rule stating that associations can be held liable for failing to correct discriminatory acts of residents.

Board members must provide written notice of resignation but do they also need to provide a specific reason for leaving their position? Find out in, Can a Director Resign For Any Reason?”

Our last article, “Election Voting Assistance,” discusses under what circumstances proxy voting is allowed.

In case you missed it, check out our most popular CUP article this year, Enforcement Tool Belt – Fining and Suspension.“ This article discusses the enforcement options available to an association for violations of the rules and regulations by owners and their guests, tenants and invitees.