Determining Whether Condo Resident Is Protected by Debt Collection Law

Q: A resident in one of the units in the condominium building I manage denies that she caused damage to the hallway outside of her unit. A family member of the resident is the actual owner of the unit, but she has been permitted by the association to live there. Under the governing documents, the unit’s owner is obligated to pay for this type of damage. I sent the owner several letters notifying him that he must pay for repairs.


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