Changing Your Restrictive Covenants

Changing Your Restrictive Covenants

What your Homeowner’s Association Board Needs to Know before You Attempt to change Your Restrictive Covenants. The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently rendered an opinion reiterating that all amendments to the restrictive covenants (“CCRs”) governing a planned community must be reasonable.  As background, the existing law is that amendments to the CCRs must be…

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HOA Voting

Maximize Votes at HOA Election

How to Maximize Votes at an Homeowner’s Association Meeting or Election. Many HOAs and condominium associations have annual meetings coming up this time of year, or special meetings to amend their covenants, conditions and restrictions (“CCRs”) or bylaws. What is the best way to collect the votes your HOA needs to elect a board or…

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Board Votes Dooms Two Charlotte HOAs

Board Votes Dooms Two Charlotte HOAs

Failure to Hold Formal Homeowner’s Association Board Votes Dooms Two Charlotte HOAs There are times in the practice of homeowners’ association law when courts make rulings with which we as attorneys disagree but where an underlying principle or best practice is affirmed.  A prime example is the N.C. Court of Appeals’ opinion of November 1,…

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HOA Beat: Pool Rules

With pool season upon us, this podcast hits home with all the tools an HOA board needs regarding rules and member access to the community pool. One helpful tip is that the board should review its rules with a focus on ensuring there is no discrimination based upon “familial status”; for example …

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HOA Beat: HOA Voting Requirements

This podcast will provide insight on why boards are required to meet, how they should vote and why HOA boards need to meet regularly. On occasion, when issues arise between meetings, the Board may take action pursuant to the North Carolina Non-Profit …

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HOA Beat: Year in review

The eggnog is ready and the gifts are wrapped, as we close another wonderful year at Key Community Management. Providing you, board members and lot owners with informative HOA blogs and industry specific podcasts has been a labor of love for our staff this year. We hope you can use our growing library of HOA…

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HOA Beat: Roberts Rules

During a HOA board meeting, what is a good time to implement Robert’s Rules and what is Robert’s Rules? Who was Robert and how did he become the ruler? This latest podcast gives HOA board members and HOA homeowners a detailed explanation on how Robert’s Rules works …

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