HOA/CONDO/CO-OP Board Cert. & Is a “No Pet” Building a Thing of the Past?

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Florida SouthWestern State College, Building J (Library), Room 103

8099 College Parkway

Fort Myers, FL 33919

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HOA/CONDO/CO-OP Board Member Certification and Is a “No Pet” Building a Thing of the Past?

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Presented by James Robert Caves, III, Esq. & JoAnn Nesta Burnett, Esq.

HOA/CONDO/CO-OP Board Member Certification – “Everything you Wanted to Know About Being a Board Member…But were Afraid to Ask!”

Provider #0000811 | Course #9626099 | 3 ELE or 3 HR Credits

If you are planning to serve on your association board, you probably know that you will need to comply with Florida’s certification requirements within 90 days of being elected.

Our Board Member course is tailored specifically to certify hoa, condo and co-op board members. Your participation will satisfy the statutory requirement so that you are eligible to serve on your association board. More importantly, it will provide the tools and information you need to perform your job well and to avoid any potential liability associated with your new role.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Defining your fiduciary duty
  • Analyzing association operations
  • How to properly maintain the association’s books and records
  • The pros and cons of alternative dispute resolution
  • Avoiding common election pitfalls
  • Preparing budgets & funding reserves
  • Understanding financial reporting requirements
  • Assessing insurance needs for common areas

Is a “No Pet” Building a Thing of the Past?

Provider #0000811 | Course #9627609 | 1 ELE Credit

Community association managers will learn about the Fair Housing laws on the State, Federal and local level that impact community operations and actions with respect to requests to maintain emotional support animals on the property despite pet or animal restrictions. In this course, managers will learn:

Topics Covered:

  • The Fair Housing Act
  • Disability or Handicap
  • Physical Impairments
  • Mental Impairments
  • Major Life Activities/Functions
  • Substantial Major Life Activity Limitations
  • Establishing a Handicap/Visible Handicap
  • Discrimination/Failing to Make Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Exceptions
  • Prima Facie Case of Discrimination
  • Competing Definition of Service Animal Under ADAAA and FHAA
  • Training- Discernible Skills
  • No Training Required
  • Philadelphian Owners v. HUD
  • HUD v. Fox Point
  • Handicap Not Obvious
  • Association is “Skeptical” of Information Provided
  • Avoid Pitfalls of Discrimination

Sign-in 8:00 AM.

Breakfast will be provided.

This class is complimentary, but seating is limited.

Registration is required.

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Florida SouthWestern State College, Building J (Library), Room 103

8099 College Parkway

Fort Myers, FL 33919

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