Monthly Archives: May 2016

Display of Flags in an Association 

  By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Over the past several years, there have been articles on national and state levels regarding whether or not an owner can display a flag on his/her/their property in an association. Arizona law is quite clear … Continue reading

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Reserve Studies 411

by Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Our association board is considering hiring a company to prepare a reserve study but we aren’t really sure what a reserve study is. Can you define a reserve study for us? How much do reserve studies cost? A … Continue reading

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2016 Summary of Pending Arizona Legislation regarding Community Associations: May 9, 2016

Dear Cyber-Followers: The Arizona Legislature adjourned Sine Die in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 7, 2016 after an 18 hour marathon day!  The last formal day the Arizona Legislature was in session was an all-night voting spree.  In fact, during … Continue reading

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The 4-1-1 on Fair Housing Laws: A Quick Overview

By: Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Does your association have nagging questions regarding the Fair Housing Act? How should associations handle “group homes”, service animals, emotional support pets, and “55 and Over Housing”? Has your association’s board recently received a complaint regarding … Continue reading

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2016 Summary of Pending Arizona Legislation regarding Community Associations: May 3, 2016

Dear Cyber-Followers: Finally!  Some news to report on the Arizona Legislature!  It’s been 4 weeks of budget discussions at the Arizona Legislature.   None of the five (5) community association bills we are monitoring have moved an inch in 4 weeks … Continue reading

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