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Tenant's Dog Gone, Odor Remains In My Home

My neighbor rents out her condo and her tenant stored a dog in his garage. The garage wall is shared with my living quarters. A foul odor is coming into my home. He has since removed the dog. My home still has the foul odor and the garage has not been properly cleaned.

The HOA is not following the declarations which states they have to send notices and fine the owner if they fail to clean up the damages. The property manager sent me a letter on behalf of the board telling me to file a claim with my insurance company. My insurance company adjuster said she need to see visible damage.

Can I file an insurance claim against the Board for not following the declarations of our community in resolving resident issues? Do I have to hire an attorney or file in small claims against the owner or the board?

How can I make the owner clean up her side including her drywall, shared wall and the damages to my property? Everyone keeps referring me back to my HOA and they are not doing anything to help.

-Marie in NC

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Can condo association charge rental service fee?

Can a condo association charge a rental service fee if you rent out your condo? My association feels that people who rent should pay more 7% more if they rent their unit?
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25 of 70 units in condo building are rentals. Too much?

I bought my condo 19 years ago.  There was one rental at that time.  Now, 19 years later we have 25 renters out of a 70 unit condo building.  There is nothing referring to this in our documents as this was never a problem and the furthest thing from any ones mind at the time.  I certainly did not intend to purchase a rental building.
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Can HOA board receive kickback from rental companies?

The HOA board in our oceanfront building (condominium) in South Carolina has decided to give annual contracts to several vacation rental companies. The rental companies must abide by certain rental policies or they will not renew their annual contract plus the companies must pay 2% of their gross rental revenue to the board. Is that legal? Has anyone ever heard of this?

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Is it legal for condo association to have more tenants than owners?

Our Condo Association registers owner and tenants and we have over 51 per cent tenants. I have been a manager for 24 years. I approached a lady with a dog that was not registered. A Board members said that was against fair housing laws. Is that true?

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Can condos be inspected for damage by renters?

Can condos be inspected on annual basis to make sure they are not being trashed? Florida owner and renter condo.

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Florida Condo Association running wild with rental of condo units

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Condo Association having issues with renters - considers change to Bylaws

I live in a West Virginia Condo Association. We are a small, self-managed Association having some serious issues with renters, and the homeowners renting the properties are not helping.

Can our Bylaws be changed to state that condo units can no longer be leased?

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Virginia condo owner curious about Condo Association rental laws

I live in a Virginia Condo Association, and have a question regarding rental properties.

Is there a standard or recommendation for a ‘healthy’ percentage of rental units for Condo Associations?  Is it legal to pass an amendment to the Bylaws that would cap the number of rental units allowed for a particular Condo Association if there was no cap in the original Bylaws?

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Florida condo owner has questions about rental process

I own a condo unit in a Florida Condo Association, and decided to rent it out for the winter season.

I sent $100 to the Condo Association Board for the background check and application process for new renters. The Board has approved the renters, but required a $2,500 security deposit to cover the common grounds area. I am aware of other condo unit owners renting, and having to pay either zero or $100 total.

I’ve argued that this was selective enforcement, after which they lowered the deposit amount to $1,250. Is this legal?  My renters are a nice elderly couple that have rented in our Condo Association the previous two years and have a perfect history.

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