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I have dealt with this situation in the past. You have a non-governmental entity like a nonprofit Board of Directors (which is what HOA's are; a type of 501(C) organization). They have the legal right to craft rules within a certain purview, i.e. not conflicting with State or Federal law and not conflicting their organizational Bylaws that require a higher ...


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Are political Flags ("Trump 2024") prohibited under the HOA's no signs rule? Why or why not? Probably. The Florida statute seems to imply that a flag is a type of sign and usually a political sign, even in the form of a flag, is still considered to be a sign. The Florida statute, in any case, only excludes the U.S. flag, not any other kind of flag....


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That is going to depend on just how the bylaws define "sign" (if they include a definition). It will also depend on caselaw. In some states (Including I think NJ) courts have held HOA rules barring political flags and political signs violations of the first amendment rights of unit owners. I don't know if Florida has such a rule. If there is no ...


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A board meeting is not a “meeting of the association” A meeting of the association is a meeting of all the members; not a subset of members like the board. How to call such a meeting will be set out elsewhere but there are almost certainly required notices with specific timeframes. Majority simply means more than half of those present and eligible to vote (...


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