As you may recall, I recently wrote an article regarding an owner’s right to install a satellite dish on the common property in the Association. In that article, I used the term “limited common elements”. Since that article, I have received a number of questions from Board members of condominium associations regarding limited common elements.
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I have received a number of questions from homeowners and board members regarding association living. Over the next few months, I will try and respond to as many questions as possible.
The first issue involves maintenance repair and replacement of a balcony. The owner submitting the question resides in a condominium association. Her balcony is in … Read More ›
If your Association has yet to experience leaks due to ice damming, consider yourself lucky. With the incredible amount of snow that we have had this year and the inevitable warming, ice damming will occur in a number of Associations throughout the Chicagoland area. Ice damming generally occurs after a significant snowfall where a large … Read More ›
I have written about the types of insurance your association should obtain — property insurance, general liability insurance, a fidelity bond, directors and officers insurance and, in some instances, workman’s compensation insurance. Sections 12 and 12.1 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act (“Act”) set forth the insurance requirements for all condominiums throughout the state.What that … Read More ›