Supreme Court Casts a Shadow Over Architectural Committee’s Rejection of Solar Panels

Over a year ago, I blogged about the case of Belmont Association v. Farwig, where the Court of Appeals held that an HOA could restrict solar panels because they were an “improvement” to a residence, and improvements required prior architectural approval. The Farwigs installed solar panels on the front of their house without architectural approval.  […]

Rules for Age-Restricted Communities

Ed. note:  this month’s column was written by my associate Ben Karb. Q:  I live in a subdivision that was marketed as a 55+ community, but I cannot determine that the developer included any age restrictions in our Master Deed.  If the developer did not include the “legal” requirements in the Master Deed or our […]