To learn more about this bill, visit this link to the staff analysis: https://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/72/Analyses/2021s00072.rc.PDF For the full bill language, go here: https://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/72/BillText/er/PDF Yours in Community, Alan Garfinkel and Dara Lahav www.CANLAWS.com 1-844-MYCANLAWS (692-2652) Board of Directors Bob Begley Jose Ramon Riestra, Jr. Ted Fox Robert Hendry Roger Kesselbach Cynthia Morales Frayda Morris Charles Parness Gary van der Laan Brad van Rooyen
National Survey Finds Homeowners Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Their Community Associations Florida HOA Lawyer Blog September 9, 2020
2020 Census: What Property Managers and Homeowners Need to Know Florida HOA Lawyer Blog September 4, 2020 Please note the warning about not denying census takers access to your community.
Appellate Court Reverses Itself, Finds Condo Fees Are Subject to FCCPA Restrictions Florida HOA Lawyer Blog September 2, 2020
Virtual Meetings Exposed Online: What You Can Do to Help Protect Member Privacy Community Association Network August 27, 2020
Epic Dispute Over Driveway Design at Boynton Beach HOA Makes Local Headlines Florida HOA Lawyer Blog August 26, 2020
Ruling Exposes Perils of Overzealous Buyer Screenings by Community Associations Florida HOA Lawyer Blog August 13, 2020
House Bill 469 Becomes Effective on July 1, 2020 The Governor signed House Bill 469 on June 27, 2020, dealing with real estate conveyances. The bill removes the requirement under Section 689.01, Florida Statutes requiring a landlord to have two witnesses when signing a lease for a term of more than one year. The requirement for witnesses was limited to a landlord’s signature only and was designed to protect the grantor of the estate in the land. House Bill 469 …
Governor DeSantis Signs Emotional Support Animal Bill Into Law Florida HOA Lawyer Blog June 26, 2020
Ruling Proves Community Associations Need to Revise Own Governing Documents Florida HOA Lawyer Blog June 24, 2020
Legislative Update: Still Tracking New Legislation Florida HOA Lawyer Blog June 14, 2020
HOAs, Condo Boards Should Brace for a Slowdown in Dues and Tread Carefully HOA Lawyer Blog June 15, 2020
Hurricane Preparedness Plans During the Pandemic Siegfried Rivera, June 2, 2020 Includes link to hurricane preparedness & recovery guide.
SCCA has been informed that it is the winner for the 2020 Best of Cocoa Beach Awards in the category of Business & Professional Associations.
South Florida HOAs and Condo Associations Prepare for a Drop in Collections Florida HOA Lawyer Blog May 6, 2020
COVID-19 Collection Strategies Siegfried Rivera April 21, 2020
Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 in Your Condo Community Florida HOA Lawyer Blog March 26, 2020
We are on hold for in-person SCCA Presidents’ Forum meetings at this time due to the pandemic. Zoom virtual meetings are being arranged. Email our Secretary, Jackie Grant, if you would like more information about that.
How Should Community Associations Handle Meetings and Common Area Use Amid Coronavirus Outbreak? Florida HOA Lawyer Blog March 13, 2020
2020-2021 Florida Legislative Session: Under Review Florida HOA Lawyer Blog March 9, 2020
Coronavirus Plans, Precautions for Proactive Community Associations Florida HOA Lawyer Blog March 5, 2020
HUD Issues New Guidance for Assistance Animals in Housing Florida HOA Lawyer Blog March 4, 2020
Property Manager Steals Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars from Two South Florida Condominium Associations Florida HOA Lawyer Blog February 25, 2020
Condominium Water Losses Require Expert Mitigation, Then Detailed Liability Investigations, Determinations Florida HOA Lawyer Blog February 11, 2020