New Unit Owner on Hook for Existing Special Assessment Debt
Facts: Condominium unit owners owed several thousand dollars in unpaid assessments, including their share of the cost of a special assessment. The special assessment could be paid by unit owners in a lump sum or split into a several-year monthly payment plan. The unit owners had opted for the payment plan. The unit went into foreclosure and a board member bought it. Under the bylaws, outstanding amounts for unpaid assessments were transferable to new unit owners. The member refused to pay the monthly special assessment amounts. The association sued her.
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