Community Update – October 2022

Community Update – October 2022

Becker is deeply saddened by the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian. Ian has taken lives, destroyed homes and property, and ravaged entire infrastructure systems of towns and cities. As we turn our eyes to recovery, Becker is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, November 9 at 12:00 PM EST to review important information on how to implement a disaster recovery plan for your community. As always, we are here to help.

Florida law opened the door to allow condominium and cooperative associations a new option for addressing disputes between unit owners and the association through presuit mediation. Jennifer Biletnikoff breaks down these recent changes in, “Options for Dispute Resolution in Condominium Associations.

Associations should not become involved in neighbor versus neighbor disputes, except to encourage that the dispute be resolved amicably. Robyn Severs discusses this and more in, “An Association’s Obligation Regarding Neighbor Versus Neighbor Disputes.

When owners or their guests, tenants or invitees violate the governing documents, associations have certain remedies available to it under Florida law. Learn about these enforcement actions and certain restrictions in, “Enforcing the Rules and Regulations in Your Community: All Actions Have Consequences. How Prepared Are You to Enforce Them?” by Jennifer Biletnikoff.

Due process and the proper scope of judicial injunctions lie at the heart of, “THIS CASE: Kittel-Glass v. Oceans Four Condominium Association, Inc.,” from Jay Roberts. Find out why this case matters.