Don’t Assume Late Assessment Notice Excuses Member from Paying
If for some reason you’re late sending a notice to a delinquent member, you may wonder whether you’ve missed the chance to collect or whether you should try to collect at all. A recent Pennsylvania case highlights why under some circumstances, lateness isn’t fatal.
There, a townhome owner in a planned community didn’t pay his annual assessments for seven years. The association sued him for the delinquent amount. A trial court ruled in favor of the association and awarded full payment of unpaid annual assessments plus attorney’s fees and costs.
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