ASSOCIATIONS LAW REVIEW – JULY 2017 – NEW LEGISLATION REGARDING ESTOPPEL CERTIFICATES

NEW LEGISLATION REGARDING ESTOPPEL CERTIFICATES AFFECTING CONDOMINIUMS, COOPERATIVES AND HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS On June 14, 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill 398 into law bearing an effective date of July 1, 2017, relating to the estoppel certificates for condominiums (amending F.S. READ MORE

Jay Steven Levine Contributes Quote to South Florida Cooperator Article

Jay Steven Levine, Esquire has been quoted in an article written by Maggie Puniewska entitled “Handling Lawsuits – So You’ve Been Sued – Now What?”  Click on the below link to read the entire article. http://soflcooperator.com/articles/588/1/Handling-Lawsuits/Page1.html READ MORE

Property Damage And Insurance For The Community Association

By:  Jay Steven Levine, Esquire  The focus of this article is property damage and insurance coverage in a casualty event.  The most pervasive casualty event is a hurricane or tornado.  However, there are more common every day events which are READ MORE

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