The HOA Blotter: June 11, 2017

Dateline: Portland, OR - Just when you started to think it might be safe to go back in the water the HOA Detective spots a flock of buzzards feasting on another fresh HOA carcass...In this case the "carcass" was yet another hapless condominium association that had fallen victim to a cabal made up of  several … Continue reading The HOA Blotter: June 11, 2017

Construction Defects & HOAs: Part II

In a previous post the HOA Detective lamented about the cause and effect relationship between HOAs, attorneys who specialize in litigating construction defect cases; the technical consultants who are hired by HOAs to support their legal claims and the remediation contractors who seem to be the only building contractors that are capable of constructing a … Continue reading Construction Defects & HOAs: Part II

Construction Defects: The Attorneys & Engineers Full Employment Act

As anyone who has spent a fair amount of time working with HOAs probably knows, they can be a somewhat litigious group when compared to society as a whole. Lawsuits must be filed to collect past dues assessments; disgruntled homeowners occasionally sue their own association over one transgression or another; neighbors sue neighbors over rule … Continue reading Construction Defects: The Attorneys & Engineers Full Employment Act