"[LONGMONT, Colo] A Longmont couple has turned the legal tables on their
homeowners' association - suing it not for being too overbearing with rules
enforcement but for being too lax. [Plaintiffs] complain in their suit that
houses around them feature architectural inconsistencies, lawns are choked
with weeds and construction projects are allowed to go on longer than the
association covenants allow."
How much money could a HOA have? Shouldn't any money it has go back into the
I lived in a Neighborhood Association (NA) and a good President can make a
difference but it never occured to me to sue them.
In Florida, there is insurance for board members of condo assns. Unless
the condo statute has changed,
a board member could be held personally liable for not performing
fiduciary duties. Of course, in Florida,
some condo disputes have been settled with guns. A reasonable
responsible board member would not
put him/herself in position to be sued for neglecting maintenance. One
would still have to battle those,
and there are many, who don't want to pay for maintenance.
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