Category: Board Operations

New Community Association Laws

The 2014 Illinois Legislative Session was quite active for condominium and common interest community associations. Over nineteen (19) pieces of legislation were introduced effecting associations. A total of nine (9) pieces of legislation passed the […]

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Damage to Common Elements

Unfortunately many associations face difficulties when damages to common elements are discovered. Typically an association is compelled to bear the expenses of fixing or replacing the damaged common element. However, what if the damage is caused by […]

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Removing a Member of the Board

As any person who has served on their association’s board of directors can tell you, it is a thankless job. While you are required to undertake the business of a not-for-profit corporation and assume fiduciary responsibilities to the other unit […]

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Electronic Voting and Notice: The Implications of Public Act 98-1042

Public Act 98-1042 and Implications for Associations This is a summary of the recently adopted Illinois Public Act 98-1042, which makes significant updates to the Illinois Condominium Property Act (765 ILCS 605/1 et. seq., the “Condo Act”) and the […]

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Delinquencies out of control? K&C can help.

Review of Delinquent Assessment Accounts Every association has them haunting their books: delinquent homeowner assessment accounts. Do any of the accounts belong to owners who lost their units in foreclosure but left an outstanding assessment […]

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Does “Reply All” violate the Palm holding?

Use of “Reply All” in Light of the Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive Condominium Association Decision While much consternation has taken place over the past few months regarding the recent Illinois Appellate Court for the First District, Fifth […]

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Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive: What it means for your Association

This is a summary of a recent case many of you may already be aware of, Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive Condominium Association, et. al., a case recently decided by the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District, Fifth Division. The First […]

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