On June 15, 2018, the Illinois Appellate Court published their decision in the case of Boucher v. 111 East Chestnut Condominium Association. This case has implications for condominium Association Boards as the issues relate to violation hearings and executive sessions, the records that a Board must maintain with respect to owner violations, and the first amendment … Read More ›
Property Managers and Board Members oftentimes ask how to adequately handle matters involving Emotional Support Animals (“ESA”) and Service Animals. This issue typically arises within Associations with a “no dog” or “no pet” policy when an individual requests an accommodation to these policies for an ESA or Service Animal. Given the heightened sensitivity needed for … Read More ›
Whether you are an experienced homeowner or a first time buyer in a community administered by an association, it is important that you understand the laws that effect how your association is maintained. Specifically, while you may have heard of the Illinois Condominium Property Act, the Common Interest Community … Read More ›
Meeting minutes are one of the most important of all corporate documents. Nonetheless, more often than not Minutes fail to properly record Board action, or they refer to matters that are a detriment to the Association. When it comes to Minutes, to borrow a phrase from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “Less is more”!
What to … Read More ›