homeowners association News

Colorado Couple Will Get $50K After Dog Housing Lawsuit

The U.S. attorney’s office has ordered a Colorado homeowner’s association to pay $50,000 to a couple after they violated the Fair Housing Act by failing to allow a woman to stay in the complex with her emotional support dog. A …

Hawaii Jury Sides with Couple in Disability Discrimination Suit

A jury in Hawaii has sided with a Maui couple in a $1.9 million disability discrimination lawsuit against their condo association which fined them thousands of dollars for uncarpeted floors and attempted to sell their unit in foreclosure. Lawyer Eric …

V3 Launches Community Association Package Program

V3 Insurance Partners LLC has launched V3 CAPP+, a new package program for condominium & homeowner associations, cooperative apartments and office condominium associations. V3 CAPP+ is backed by Hiscox Insurance Co., Inc. The multi-line policy is designed to cover the …

Higginbotham Adds Homeowners Association Insurance Practice Group

A group of five commercial property/casualty insurance professionals led by broker Mark Conner has joined Higginbotham in Houston. The group specializes in homeowners association (HOA) insurance and loss control, serving hundreds of single family community associations in Texas. The group …

Colorado Senate Passes Condo Builder Liability Measure

A bill to make it harder to sue condominium builders has cleared its first hurdle in the Colorado Legislature. The measure would make it harder to sue builders of single and multifamily homes for defective construction. It would require that …

South Carolina Lawmakers Seek to Regulate Homeowners Associations

Complaints about how subdivision and condominium homeowners associations operate have led South Carolina lawmakers to introduce four bills to more closely regulate the groups. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports that lawmakers, including state Reps. Nelson Hardwick and Mike …

Nevada HOA To Pay $65K After Banning Family’s Ambulance

A Las Vegas homeowners association agreed to pay $65,000 to a family after refusing to allow them to park an ambulance they used for their disabled son in the driveway, federal officials said Wednesday. The HOA admits no wrongdoing in …

Advanced E&S Group Adds Maintenance Interruption Coverage for HOAs

Managing underwriter Advanced E&S Group has launched a business income policy for community associations that includes maintenance interruption insurance designed to help condominium and homeowner associations reduce their exposure to loss of assessment income. As community associations prepare their budgets …

Advanced E&S Group Launches Community Association Debt Coverage

Advanced E & S Group has launched the Assessment Recovery Indemnity (ARI) program. ARI is a new insurance product underwritten by member companies of the AmTrust Group, designed to help condominium and homeowner associations reduce their exposure to delinquent unit …

Georgia Court to Weigh Alligator Claim Against Homeowners Association

A divided Georgia Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments in a case involving a woman found dead in a lagoon that was home to an eight-foot alligator in a subdivision near Savannah. Heirs of 83-year-old Gwyneth Williams are suing …