Obtaining a quorum at an annual HOA meeting can be difficult to impossible. This can create a myriad of problems, including the inability to elect new Board members. In the case of Parker Estates Homeowners Association v. Pattison, the court was confronted with a challenge to the practices of an HOA that had been unable to muster a quorum for years.
In Washington State, a condo owner generally has one year from the date of recording to challenge an amendment to their condo’s declaration, but the State Supreme Court left a door open for a later challenge by failing to overrule Club Envy?
You are on vacation at your favorite local vacation destination – Bend, Lake Chelan, Seaside, and think “boy I would like to have a vacation house.” Maybe you talk to a realtor, or (shudder) attend a time share presentation (hopefully … Continue reading →
A new Oregon law, HB 3301, allows the installation and use of electric vehicle charging stations for personal non‐commercial use in homes in subdivisions and parking areas in condo’s, even if the subdivision/condo’s declaration or bylaws contain contrary provisions. Prior to … Continue reading →
In a recent Washington Court of Appeals case, Summerhill Village Homeowner’s Association v. Roughley, a condo owner was delinquent in paying assessments, and the Association placed a lien and then moved to foreclose. The association named and served the lender, … Continue reading →