Select Committee on Condominium & Homeowners Association Governance

Start Date and Time: Saturday, February 16, 2008 10:00 AM
End Date and Time: Saturday, February 16, 2008 6:00 PM
Location: Orlando, Florida; see address below
Duration: 8.00
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Meeting will be held at: Florida Real Estate Commission meeting room, located on the 9th floor of the North Tower of the Hurston Building, 400 West Robinson Street, Orlando, Florida. If you are a person requesting a reasonable accommodation to enable you to participate in this meeting, please contact the Department of Business and Professional Regulation at (407) 481-5662, at least five (5) calendar days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please call the Division of Real Estate using the Florida Dual Party Relay System, (800) 955-8770 (Voice) and (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The purpose of the meeting is to examine state governance of condominiums, cooperatives, and homeowners associations, to include accounting, budgeting, audits, theft by officers and directors, elections, and access to records, the state regulation of condominiums and cooperatives by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

The Chair has invited representatives of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the Condominium Ombudsman, and other interested parties to attend the meeting. The Select Committee will hear testimony from the public regarding issues with their association, and will attempt to resolve issues where possible.

Chairman Robaina asks that members of the public who testify before the Select Committee be prepared to offer specific recommendations for amendments to the laws governing associations. Such laws are primarily found in Chapters 718, 719, and 720 of the Florida Statutes. The Florida Statutes may be accessed at many libraries and government offices, or at: