Category: Government & Legislative Affairs

Photo Gallery: 2022 PA LAC Ladies on the Links Golf Invitational

Previous Next The 1st Annual PA LAC Ladies on the Links Golf Invitation, held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Skippack Golf Club, was a resounding success! Thanks to our sponsors and …

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Legislative Alert: HB1795 Scheduled for Vote

CAI’s Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee has been monitoring the progress of House Bill 1795 since it was introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2021. The Bill, authored by Representative Rosemary …

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Amendment Exempts HOAs from Water Quality Accountability Act

An Amendment to Senate Bill 597, known as the Water Quality Accountability Act, exempting water and wastewater systems owned by planned communities from the legislation was added to the Bill prior to …

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High Rise Retrofit Could Cost Millions

Legislation introduced recently in Philadelphia City Council mandating the retrofitting of all high-rise buildings in the City to provide for in-unit fire suppression sprinklers is expected to cost the owners of condominiums …

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Management Companies – Act Now on Real Estate Commission Threat

A report of the CAI Pennsylvania Legislative Action CommitteeEd Hoffman, Esq., CCAL, ChairMarshal Granor, Esq., CCAL, Delegate As we have reported previously, a community association manager is being prosecuted by the Pennsylvania …

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ALERT: Threat Materializes to PA Community Association Management Companies

by Marshal Granor, Esq., CCAL As a member of CAI’s Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee and Past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section, I receive a …

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CAI Urges Suspension of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Temporary Lending Guidelines for Condominiums and Cooperatives

Guidance from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac introduced in late 2021 brings new project requirements for condominiums and housing cooperatives to ensure safety and structural stability following the partial collapse of Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Fla., last June. However, the short timeframe of implementation and updated lender questionnaires have caught community association boards, managers, attorneys, and document providers by surprise, and they are now seeking to address the new requirements while keeping real estate transactions in their communities moving forward.

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Gov. Murphy Signs New Law Affecting NJ Community Associations

Governor Murphy just signed into law a bill that directly affects the rights, obligations and operations of common interest communities in New Jersey.

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Delaware Reimposes Indoor Mask Mandate Effective January 11, 2022

Governor Carney signed a revision to the State of Emergency Declaration requiring masks in indoor public settings.

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Pennsylvania Legislative Alert

The Pennsylvania House Urban Affairs Committee is scheduled to consider multiple bills that will impact community associations at its meeting on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

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