An association may enact a rule banning smoking in common areas, and can probably ban it in individual units/homes as well. However, an association must consider several potential risks and benefits before enacting such a rule. We generally treat tob…
The Legislature adopted new restrictions on all community associations’ ability to foreclose on homes for delinquent assessments. These restrictions are found in HB 1482. Key Provisions: You cannot start a foreclosure if less than 3 months of regul… Read More
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has issued many proclamations suspending and/or modifying state laws in order to provide financial relief to individuals affected by COVID-19. Recent proclamations affect what community associations can do when an… Read More
Many communities have questions about managing their common facilities in light of the COVID-19 virus. Associations need to balance the needs of the larger community against protecting the health and safety of their members. This memo contains genera… Read More
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