Condo community draws protestors over unmarried couple ban

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  • flkayce posted at 4:24 pm on Sat, Aug 17, 2013.

    flkayce Posts: 3

    No, I didn't miss the point of this..............I addressed it as a 65 year old, licensed CAM manager...............

    I am well aware of room-mates..............folks would be a whole lot better if they would roommate ..............

    I still ask the same questions....................was this done in the Sunshine (Sunshine Law); also, if this is a 55+ community and registered with HUD (as all 55+ communities have to be to have the designation) what are HUD regulations regarding this rule or convenent???

    This move sound like what has been going on in this country and the rule was probably made up by old white republican men...........checking the registration of the association they are, at least old white men

  • ruscat posted at 6:33 pm on Fri, Aug 16, 2013.

    ruscat Posts: 1

    1 - do the documents allow the Board to make this policy?
    2 - if so, in #1, did the Board formally approve this policy?
    3 - was the approval during a properly posted and formally convened Board meeting?
    If all of the above are true, the Association acted within their proper powers.

  • eye open homeowner posted at 4:17 pm on Fri, Aug 16, 2013.

    eye open homeowner Posts: 1

    I think you missed the important point of this decision. Did you ever see the sitcom "Golden Girls"? There are many more seniors that live together for economic reasons that this concerns than gay couples. A whole lot of widows live together because that is the only way to have good housing. They also team up for health and other benefits they would lose if they were married. It is easy to find some people that want to get their agenda in the news but you need to find the people that would really have a hardship if this requirement swept through the Bradenton/Sarasota area. [sad]

  • flkayce posted at 8:12 pm on Thu, Aug 15, 2013.

    flkayce Posts: 3

    I wrote one post, but it as yet not posted and there isn't any discussion....however, was the membershp properly noticed that there were meetings on changing the rules and regulations, covenants, etc........was there proper notice before this change takes effect.

    I sincerely hope the licensed CAM manager and Lighthouse Management did notice and was out in the Sunshine with any discussions, votes, etc.........were are the minutes?

    You can't drop a bombshell like this without some questions and answers............

  • flkayce posted at 7:16 pm on Thu, Aug 15, 2013.

    flkayce Posts: 3

    this association should be ashamed of themselves........but as all associations and their boards think they are above all...........check and for public information: Bill Cummings, President, 941-492-5541 and Jim Bateman, Registered Agent, 941-244-0995......of course Lighthouse Mangement and the Manager should be contacted also.......

    they really dug deep to do this covenant and for it to be legal..............I didn't check but is this an over 55+ community...........



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