palm beach condo attorney: ASSOCIATION CLAIM FOR LATE FEES & COSTS AFTER FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE - 09/04/16 06:56 AM
Several association boards of directors have problems understanding the homeowner association lien rights and how the Florida “safe harbor” exemption to payment works. This article applies to when the investor makes a loan and then forecloses it and gets title at the foreclosure sale.
An important Florida case came out this past Spring that gives a good example.
Here there were two associations – the homeowner association and the community association. There was a foreclosure sale which was going to wipe out the liens of the associations.
The foreclosure action was filed by the lender (who was not the original lender that made the loan) … (3 comments)

palm beach condo attorney: COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AS LANDLORD - WHO GETS THE RENT? - 06/01/11 04:41 PM
Can a community association declare itself the "landlord" of a rented unit or home if it is not getting paid its assessments?  In Florida it can and it may keep 100% of the rents to apply against all the delinquent assessments on that unit /home.  This is a clarification of the prior 2010 law that opened up a statutory method for associations to stop providing services to delinquent owners when the owner is collecting rent yet not paying the association.

July 1st Effective Date:
The 2011 Legislature passed HB 1195 in May (which will go into effect on July 1st … (13 comments)

 
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