Pennsylvania Community Association Law & Practice (includes book + digital download)

Bisel Publishing

$239.00 

AUTHOR: RONALD B. GLAZER

AUTHOR OF 2020 SUPPLEMENT: ERIK HUME
1 Volume, Loose-leaf

Includes book + digital download (link provided at checkout)

Published: December, 2017 (Previous Editions: 1st - 2006)
Most recent supplement/update:2020 Supplement; $71.00
Current Subscriber's Price: $62.50)
Library of Congress Number: 2005938744
ISBN: 978-0-9970199-7-1

Second Edition

PERFECT FOR ATTORNEYS, REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS,
DEVELOPERS AND ASSOCIATIONS

A Comprehensive and Practical Text
The purpose of this book is to provide those working with common interest communities in Pennsylvania with a comprehensive legal reference and practice guide that contains case discussion and analysis, statutory references, extensive forms and checklists, and Uniform Act comments and illustrations. It is a practical working manual, a "how to do it" for daily use and reference, that also discusses the significant cases in all key areas of relevant law. Contents include Financing, Management, Conversions, Planning, ADA Compliance, FNMA & FHLMC Requirements, Insurance, Association Operation and Enforcement, Commercial and Industrial Condominiums, Governmental Regulation, Tort and Contract Liability, Protection of Purchasers, Turnover of Control, Mergers, Master Associations, and Association Borrowing.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SECOND EDITION INCLUDE

  • Primary focus is on operation and management of common interest ownership associations and dealing with the multitude of complex issues facing associations.
  • Less concentration on creating development and conversion communities and drafting the operative documents.
  • Suggestions for effective collection of assessments.
  • Suggestions for effective enforcement of declaration and rules and regulations.
  • Associations bringing and defending lawsuits.
  • Increased citation of Pennsylvania cases.
  • Applicability and impact of corporate and unincorporated association laws.
  • Recent amendments to the common interest ownership community acts.
  • Up-to-date analysis of legality and limitations on the ability to amend the governing documents.
  • Defamation and harassment suits.
  • Dealing with dangerous, disruptive and incompetent occupants.
  • Issues arising in the failed development.
  • Association and unit owner bankruptcy.
  • Turnover of control and suits against developers.
  • Fair Housing Act issues and recent cases and HUD communications.
  • Recent cases dealing with priority of lien issues between associations and mortgage loan lenders.



SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction
2. The Pennsylvania Community Association Statutes
3. Development Planning
4. Flexibility and Expandable Communities; Easements
5. Creation of Common Interest Communities
6. Governing Documents
7. Governance of Community Associations
8. Management and Association Functions
9. Rights of Lenders and Successor Declarants
10. Common Elements and Common Expenses
11. Termination of Community Regime; Condemnation; Damage and Destruction
12. Restrictions upon Transfer, Use and Occupancy
13. Conversions
14. Tort and Contract Liability
15. Governmental Regulation of Offerings
16. Zoning, Subdivision and Local Government Requirements
17. Financing
18. Protection of Purchaser
19. Time-Sharing
20. Commercial Communities
21. Mixed Use Projects

Appendices
  Table of Cases Cited
  Selected Bibliography
  Index