The popularity of Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO have made short-term rentals a topic of discussion among condominium, homeowner (HOA), and townhome community associations. By conveniently bringing owners and prospective guests together through websites and apps, these online services can convert a condo or home into a revenue-making rental property with very little effort.
However, short-term rentals … Read More ›
The popularity of websites such as Airbnb.com, Homeaway.com, and VRBO.com have made short-term rentals a topic of discussion among common-interest associations. By conveniently bringing unit owners and prospective tenants together, these online services can convert a condo or home into a profit center without much effort. However, short-term rentals can present a plethora of challenges … Read More ›
Decided by the Illinois Supreme Court on December 1, 2016, Murphy-Hylton v. Klein Creek Condominium et al. held that the immunity granted under the Illinois Snow and Ice Removal Act for the negligent removal of naturally accumulated snow and ice does not also provide immunity for injuries caused by ice arising due to circumstances unrelated … Read More ›
With the holiday season upon us, many Associations are receiving numerous packages each day. As a result, the December and January months typically produce more waste and recycling than normal. With that in mind, there is an easy way for property managers to prevent Associations from being sued by the City of Chicago … Read More ›