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FDCPA & Debts That Can Cause Despair

The Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) 15 U.S.C.A. § 1692, et seq. applies to attorneys engaged in the collection of debt for community associations.  The language contained in demand letters is a frequent source of FDCPA litigation. Liability is often imposed based on...

To Receive Or Not To Receive, That Is The Question: Legal And Accounting Principles For Board’s And Associations To Consider When Contemplating A Request For Appointment Of A Rent Receiver

Undoubtedly, in the current economic climate, many community associations and boards are faced with the dilemma of dealing with and managing units that are vacant and have been abandoned by the owners. Generally, these units are burdened with significant debt and maintenance arrears that continue...