Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - June 5, 2024

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Today's Topics:

  • CTA still being challenged.
  • WUCIOA changes (to existing statute, only relevant to current WUCIOA communities for now) take effect June 6, 2024.
  • No Q&A on June 19 or July 3
  • Free DEIB webinar for WSCAI members on June 20:
  • Guidance on board organizing/hosting community events
  • Changes to WUCIOA since its inception
  • If candidates are running unopposed, do we really have to hold an election? Can't we just appoint replacement board members instead? Elections are expensive; are they really necessary?
  • When a lender forecloses, what happens to the HOA's lien against the property?
  • Do tenants have the right to rent common facilities? How can the Association manage liability with tenants vs. owners?
  • Options for dealing with smells (and messes) that emanate from a unit out into the common areas
  • What happens if there are no more board members. AG appoint someone to run the community? Receivership?
  • Do New Act condos have to keep their money in FDIC-insured accounts?
  • Info/resources re: standards for dealing with playground equipment
  • Discussion re: proper use of executive session. Can non-board members attend?
  • Mechanics of decision to roll over excess income to take advantage of IRS Ruling 70-604
  • How much money should an association budget for legal fees?
  • Finance committee to "oversee" the board?

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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.