Homeowner Rights & Responsibilities

Homeowner Rights & Responsibilities

As a homeowner in your association, you have certain rights—and responsibilities.

You have the right to . . .

  • A responsive and competent community association.
  • Honest, fair, and respectful treatment by community leaders and managers.
  • Attend meetings, serve on committees, and run for election.
  • Access appropriate association records.
  •  Prudent financial management of fees and other assessments.
  •  Live in a community where the property is maintained according to established standards.
  • Fair treatment regarding financial and other association obligations, including the opportunity to discuss payment plans and options before the association takes any legal action, and the right to appeal decisions.
  • Receive all rules and regulations governing the community association—if not prior to purchase and settlement, then upon joining the community.

You also have the responsibility to . . .

Maintain your property according to established standards.

  • Treat association leaders with honesty and respect.
  • Read and comply with rules and regulations of the community and ensure that your tenants and guest do too.
  • Vote in community elections and on other issues.
  • Pay association assessments and charges on time.
  • Contact association leaders or managers, if necessary, to discuss financial obligations and alternative payment arrangements.
  • Request reconsideration of material decisions that personally affect you.
  • Provide your current contact information to the association so you receive all information from the community.