By Leslie Brown and Nicole Williams
July 22, 2021PDF Upload
May 25, 2021
2021 Legislative Updates
By: Todd A. Sinkins and Kelly C. Zook
During its 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly approved a number of bills that affect Property Owners’ and Condominium Associations. The legislation addressed in this newsletter will take effect on July 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted below.PDF Upload
May 14, 2021
MARYLAND LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
Virtual Meetings and Basketball Hoops!PDF Upload
March 31, 2021Community associations are facing increased costs for complying with the cleaning and social distancing protocols required to reopen offices, common areas, and amenities. These increases get passed on to Owners who may also be facing reduced income. While assessments remain vital to associations, boards are faced with deciding how to best collect assessments during this unprecedented time.PDF Upload
February 8, 2021
Anti-Social Media in the Dis-Information Age
By: Jessica Lawless, Esq. and Joseph Shannon, EsqPDF Upload
December 3, 2020As stewards of association common areas and resources, Boards and managers often face various questions involving trees owned by the Association. As such, a general familiarity with your jurisdiction’s tree law and how your responsibility and liability have grown is important to properly guiding your association through such issues.PDF Upload
October 1, 2020Neighbor to neighbor disputes seem to be at an all-time high right now. Many times, the neighbors are trying to bring the Association in to these battles. In order to best utilize the Association’s assets, Boards and managers must recognize when it is appropriate for the Association to engage, and when to stay out of the conflict.PDF Upload
July 24, 2020Building off the Governing Documents: Essential Policy Resolutions for Community AssociationsPDF Upload
June 16, 2020
Deductible Relief! Mortgagee Approval?
Nicole A. Williams, Esq.
Peter S. Philbin, Esq.PDF Upload
June 15, 2020
During its 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly approved a number of bills that create changes to the Property Owners’ Association Act (“POAA”), the Condominium Act and the Code of Virginia. The legislation addressed in this newsletter will take effect on July 1, 2020, unless otherwise noted below.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations:PDF Upload