Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - May 15, 2024

Condominium Law Group Zoo…

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.
  • How (if at all) will WUCIOA affect a preexisting community's ability to enforce an existing rental restriction?
  • Can a spouse that is not on title vote on behalf of the unit?
  • Discussion of board duty of “reasonable care.”
  • Discussion re: restricting owners’ right to vote.
  • Whether board members must be residents of Washington.
  • Statutory citations for changing qualifications for board members.
  • Releasing law firm comments with ownership when working on documents.
  • Newly enacted Fannie/Freddie Maximum Allowable Deductible for Condominium Master Policy.
  • Discussion re: owners protesting on HOA property.
  • Amending documents to opt-in to WUCIOA.
  • Board member duties when resigning from board (i.e., records, etc.).
  • Composition of board under WUCIOA.
  • Over 55 Condominium Community HOPA Survey questions.
  • Appellate case re: political speech/signs within HOAs.
  • Fire code question.
  • Discussion of proxies.
  • Do reserve accounts have to be FDIC protected?
  • Can an association start enforcing a rule after 15 years of non-enforcement?
  • Can an association require homeowners to pay for removal of plants the owner installed in the common areas?
  • Stormwater-related question.
  • Can the board remove a member arrested for assault?

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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.