HB0286 (CH0449)

2013 Regular Session



Real Property - Common Ownership Communities - Foreclosure of Liens

Sponsored by:

Delegate Niemann


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 449

Synopsis:Authorizing the governing body of a common ownership community to foreclose on a lien against a unit owner or lot owner only if the damages secured by the lien consist solely of delinquent periodic or special assessments and reasonable costs and attorney's fees directly related to the filing of the lien and not exceeding the amount of the delinquent assessments and do not include fines or attorney's fees related to recovering the fines; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Niemann, Beidle, Glenn, and Lafferty
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0161
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Environmental Matters  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Attorneys' Fees
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Court Costs
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Homeowners Associations
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Statutes:Article - Real Property

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October 24, 2017 1:01 P.M.