2009 June
Focus on... Law & Legislation

Law & Legislation Admittance Denied
2009 June Admittance Denied

For many prospective co-op shareholders, finding the living space of their dreams is only half the goal. The other half involves making the cut before the co-op’s admittance committee, meeting all of the seemingly mysterious criteria th…

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Law & Legislation 2009 Legislative Update
2009 June 2009 Legislative Update

While only a few states guarantee a “right-to-dry,” at the time of this writing, proposed legislation aimed to remove bans on clotheslines within condominium associations appears on several statehouse docket lists in New England. Arguments…

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Law & Legislation Resident Vs. Board
2009 June Resident Vs. Board

Jack has heard talk that the board has voted to continue a contract with the poorly-run lawn care company the association has contracted with for years. Rumor has it that damage was done to a window by a careless worker and a complaint h…

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Law & Legislation A Shot in the Arm
2009 June A Shot in the Arm

 Fresh from hoisting up the banking and automobile sectors, a newly muscular  Uncle Sam is now turning his attention to putting the skids on the real estate  meltdown. The Obama Administration earlier this year rolled out two major  housin…

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