Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - January 25, 2023

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Today's Topics:

  • Sign up for WSCAI's Call to Action Emails (Legislative Action Committee)
  • Adult family homes.
  • PUD with 5% cap on assessment increases.
  • Counting votes in Zoom meetings.
  • Board member term lengths and term limits.
  • Board member elections.
  • Amending CC&Rs that pre-date HOA Act, no mechanism for amendment in documents.
  • Can board impose "due immediately" special assessment w/o vote of owners? (No.)
  • Questions re: assessments, foreclosures, partial payments from owners.
  • Open board meetings for condos - required? If not, best practice?
  • Number of days required - calendar or business days?
  • Tenant screening requirements.
  • Can Declaration or Bylaws override statutory requirement that unanimous consent is required for board decisions outside of a meeting? (No.)
  • Association discretion to file insurance claim (self-insuring); who pays for what due to damage event; insurance/deductible shifting amendments.
  • Any proposed changes to WA reserve requirements?
  • Converting common elements to limited common elements or part of unit.
  • Rules for committee voting.
  • RCW 64.90.545 and .550 applicable to all community associations in WA?

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DISCLAIMER - The discussions in this Zoom Q&A are not legal advice and cannot be used to advise any particular association (or owner) with any specific question and/or circumstances. The comments in this Zoom Q&A are intended for informational purposes only.