Occupy Movement Occupies Vacant Bank-Owned Foreclosure Homes In Communities

Communities throughout the Nation have been faced with the launch of a campaign called “Occupy Our Homes” (or O4O), which is a public showdown against big banks and public housing authorities. This campaign is targeting for occupancy, units acquired by READ MORE

Filing Insurance Claims For The Community Association

By:  Jay Steven Levine, Esquire (published in Broward Coalition Newsletter – 2011) The focus of this article is the community association’s filing of an insurance claim for property damage in a casualty event.  It is important to realize that property READ MORE

Assessment Collection Crisis – The Next Generation

By:  Jay Steven Levine, Esquire – Published in South Florida Opulence Magazine (2011) Boards of Directors often times take a neighborly and casual attitude toward the collection of assessments, forgetting that the association is a business which depends upon owners’ READ MORE

Mortgage Foreclosure Registration Ordinance

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has adopted an ordinance requiring banks and mortgage companies to register properties in foreclosure within unincorporated Palm Beach County. The ordinance is applicable to occupied or abandoned and/or vacant property in default, READ MORE