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Webinar Recording Now Available – Condo/HOA Q&A: Protecting Your Community From Litigation

If you missed the Illinois Chapter Community Associations Institute’s Condo/HOA Q&A: Protecting Your Community from Litigation with Tressler attorney Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper last Thursday, A recording of the session is now available to watch on YouTube at your own leisure! Click… Continue Reading →

Important Fair Housing Laws That You Should Know

Managing a property or community association is complicated. There are so many rules and regulations that you need to be aware of and it’s hard to keep track of them all. Fair housing laws are diverse like the populations they… Continue Reading →

Planning Ahead for the Future During This “Down” Time!

Life is anything but business as usual. But that doesn’t mean association board members can’t turn downtime into productive time. Board members are often too busy with current events or urgent matters that they simply don’t have time to tackle business… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Foreclosure Moratorium: What Should Associations Do?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil across the country. It is now more important than ever for community associations and property owners to stay informed and understand their options. Yesterday, the Community Associations Institute (“CAI”) sent out an email asking for… Continue Reading →

11 Tips for Protecting Your Residents and Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many cities and villages throughout the country are now under “shelter in place” or “stay at home” orders to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is essential that board members and property owners understand how to prepare their community… Continue Reading →

Tressler HOA Law Warning On Board Meetings During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Effective through at least April 15th or until further notice, Tressler LLP is urging all of its Condominium or Common-Interest Community Association boards to strongly consider rescheduling any non-essential board meetings or events of 25 people or more. Meetings or events… Continue Reading →

Do You Take Minutes in Executive Sessions?

A topic of great discussion is whether minutes should be kept for executive “closed” sessions and, if so, how detailed they should be.  Previously, there was little guidance for association boards and many were cautioned to not take minutes for… Continue Reading →

Helping Your Association Maximize Recovery of Assessments When a Unit Is Subject to Mortgage Foreclosure Proceedings!

The housing market has fluctuated and changed drastically over the past few years. This is why it is important for an association board to be proactive when a unit owner is facing mortgage foreclosure proceedings.  Being proactive includes initiating a… Continue Reading →

Alert: Has Your Association Adopted a Written Policy for Resolving Owner Complaints?

The Condominium and Common Interest Community Ombudsperson Act (“Ombudsperson Act”) is a recently enacted statute that applies to all condominium associations governed by the Condominium Property Act and all common interest community associations governed by the Common Interest Community Association Act. Section 35… Continue Reading →

Attorney Spotlight: Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper

Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper is a partner in the HOA/Condominium & Common Interest Community Association Law practice.  Her practice includes extensive experience and deep knowledge of all areas of civil litigation, collections, bankruptcy and foreclosures. Her practice areas include Condominium & Common… Continue Reading →

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