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“Will the Fraud and Abuse in Emotional Support Animal Requests Finally Be Curtailed?” FLCAJ

With increasing frequency, associations are faced with owners’, tenants’ and guests’ requests for accommodations under the Fair Housing Act. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, a/k/a The Fair Housing Amendments Act, found at 42 U.S.C. §3601 et. seq. (1968), was enacted by Congress as a means of preventing housing discrimination based upon […]

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“Hurricane Insurance Claims for Condominium Associations,” FLCAJ Magazine

There is a lot of information on how associations can prepare for hurricanes but much less information as to what happens after the hurricane, particularly as it pertains to insurance claims. A question that managers and board members need to consider is, what is required after a hurricane to ensure compliance with your insurance policy […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Wins Florida Community Association Journal 2015 Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – May 9, 2016 – Becker & Poliakoff has been named a recipient of the Florida Community Association Journal’s 2015 Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award for legal services. During the past 25 years, FLCAJ has been a leading source of information for community associations, according to its website. The Readers’ Choice Awards are […]

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The Shores of Panama Case: The Fiduciary Duty Owed By Bulk Buyer Controlled Boards

The election had been fiercely contested, and everyone knew the vote would be close. The incumbent directors of the Shores of Panama Resort Community Association had the unwavering support of a group of investors who had, two and a half years earlier, purchased just less than half of the condominium units in bulk at a […]

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