Information about donations for those affected at Champlain Towers South

JP Koermer Announcements, News

The Southeast Florida Chapter of CAI is assisting with the collection efforts for those affected by the events at Champlain Towers South in Surfside. Here are some ways we can show our support for our neighboring community: The Coral Gables Community Foundation, the Miami Foundation, and the Key Biscayne Community Foundation are asking Miami-Dade County residents to contribute to The Surfside Hardship Fund. Donors can use PayPal or credit cards. Here is the page > The Greater Miami Jewish Federation established …

Legislative Tracking Update – Florida House of Representatives

JP Koermer Legislation 2021, News

The following tracking events have occurred: CS/CS/SB 56 (2021) — Community Association Assessment Notices Approved by Governor: 06/16/21     S     Approved by Governor Additional bill information … CS/CS/SB 630 (2021) — Community Associations Approved by Governor: 06/16/21     S     Approved by Governor Additional bill information …

SCCA General Meetings will start Sept. 18th, 2021 at the Beach Side Hotel and Suites, 3901 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach

JP Koermer Meetings, News

Preliminary Schedule: September 18, 2021 — Southern State Management. Troy Railsback: Budgeting & your association – explanation of pooling method for reserves October 16, 2021 — Stone Claims Group. Tara Stone: Professional public adjusting firm specializing in condominium associations. They will work for your best interest not the insurance company and they never do assignment of benefits. November 20, 2021 — Keystone Engineering and Consulting:. Jim Emory – The importance of proactive maintenance on your condo assoc. December 2021 — …

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog – New Post: Additional 2021 Legislative Updates

JP Koermer Legislation 2021, News

Additional 2021 Legislative Updates Posted: 19 May 2021 12:30 PM PDT This year’s legislative session proved to be a busy one, with a number of bills passed by the Florida Legislature that will impact community associations throughout the state. We recently covered the passing of Senate Bill 72 in our blog, also known as the Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19, which you can access by clicking here. The following are summaries of additional bills that have passed the …

The COVID Liability Protection Law: Why This Is Good News For Your Association.

JP Koermer Legislation 2021, News

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

Lease Witness Signature Requirement Eleminated

Clay Witt Miscellaneous, News, Rentals/Tenants

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 …