Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - March 20, 2024

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Today's Topics:

  • ESSB 5796 (WUCIOA for all) has passed & is awaiting the governor's signature. Will take effect January 1, 2028.
  • Federal district court judge (11th circuit) rules CTA unconsitutional.
  • WSCAI Annual Conference coming up!
  • Question about loss of use during an elevator repair
  • Options when your board ignores RCWs or only enforces some sections of CC&Rs
  • How to handle assessment of utilities if submeters are broken
  • What are leasehold estates?
  • New fire code rules re: open-flame cooking devices on balconies
  • Status of WUCIOA for all bill (SB 5796)
  • RCW 64.90.480, assessing damage costs when there is negligence and/or misconduct
  • Protecting ability to collect special assessment when owners are paying over time (w/ HOA loan)
  • Can board add "additional" late fees on unpaid special assessment?
  • Does statutory limit on resale certificate fee apply to management companies?
  • Are owners entitled to see how every other owner votes?
  • If a board member recuses themselves from a vote, can the rest of the board have a "unanimous" vote?

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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.