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U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Impacts all Ohio Community Associations

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide. The decision of the High Court invalidates gay marriage bans ...
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Over $11,000 Collected for Association From A Tenant in a Foreclosure Case

Kaman & Cusimano recently collected over $11,000.00 for an association in a foreclosure action. To prevent the delinquent owner from collecting the rental payments from ...
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Condominium Board Faced Discrimination Claim for not obtaining FHA Approval

Recently, a central Ohio condominium board faced a Fair Housing discrimination claim for not obtaining FHA approval.  A potential purchaser of a unit within the ...
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Condominium Association Handicapped Parking Lawsuit

In a recent Illinois court case, a renter sued a community association claiming that the unavailability of handicap-accessible parking violated the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”).  ...
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Condominiums Turn Private Streets Public?

Many Ohio condominium associations are developed with private streets, meaning that the association is responsible for the streets’ maintenance, repair, replacement, and snow removal.  As ...
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Lawsuit Targets Condominium Rules Discriminating Against Children

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against a Minneapolis association, its management company, and its property manager for allegedly adopting condominium rules that ...
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Ohio Developer Sued For Condominium Fair Housing Violations

An Ohio developer was recently sued by the US Justice Department in Federal Court for violating condominium fair housing requirements in the property’s construction.  For ...
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Condominium Association Pays $150,000 to Settle Fair Housing Claim

A Florida condominium association and its former management company agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a fair housing claim alleging that they enforced occupancy limits ...
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Ohio Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Homeowners

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio recently issued a favorable ruling for homeowners across the state. The decision also benefits community associations ...
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Uncooperative Owner Forced to Comply with Association’s Remodeling Rules and Pay Attorney’s Fees

On September 17th, in the case of Acacia on the Green v. Gottlieb, (No. 92145), the Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals affirmed the trial ...
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