The Impact of Short-Term Rentals on Condominium and Homeowner Associations: To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?

The Impact of Short-Term Rentals on Condominium and Homeowner Associations: To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?

Many condominium bylaws restrict or otherwise regulate a co-owner’s ability to lease the co-owner’s condominium unit. These restrictions are sometimes imposed as part of an effort to maintain property values, and sometimes to comply with the Federal Housing...
When and How to Amend Your Michigan Condominium Documents (Part Two: How to Amend)

When and How to Amend Your Michigan Condominium Documents (Part Two: How to Amend)

Part One of this two-part series addressed when an association should amend its Michigan condominium documents.  Part Two addresses the legal and practical considerations of how to amend your Michigan condominium documents. How Does My Association Amend its...
When and How to Amend Your Michigan Condominium Documents (Part One: When to Amend)

When and How to Amend Your Michigan Condominium Documents (Part One: When to Amend)

Michigan condominium associations are governed by various documents: the Articles of Incorporation, the Master Deed, the Condominium Bylaws, the Association (Corporate) Bylaws and any Rules and Regulations meant to implement the Bylaws.  In order to avoid confusion,...
Seven Instances When a Michigan Condominium Association Requires Mortgagee Approval to Amend its Condominium Documents

Seven Instances When a Michigan Condominium Association Requires Mortgagee Approval to Amend its Condominium Documents

  The Michigan Condominium Act, MCL 559.101, et. seq., contains various provisions related to the manner in which a condominium association may amend its master deed, bylaws and condominium subdivision plan (the “Condominium Documents”).  Excluding special rules...