Category: HOA & Condo Associations

How Condominium and Homeowner Associations Can Comply With Illinois’ Shelter-In-Place Order

On March 20, 2020, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020 – 10, entitled Executive Order In Response To COVID-19. In Section 1, all individuals living within the State of Illinois were ordered to “stay at home or at their place of residence” unless specifically exempted by the Order. This leaves many condominium and homeowners associations wondering how to comply with the Order while continuing necessary operations.

An Introduction To Illinois’ Newly-Penned Common Interest Community Association (“CICA”) Act

Until July 29, 2010, the effective date of Illinois’ newly-penned Common Interest Community Association Act, 765 ILCS 160/1 et seq., (the “Act”), condominium associations were subject to extensive regulation under the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/1 et seq., whereas non-condominium homeowner’s associations (“HOA’s”) were left to piecemeal regulation from portions of statutes such as the General Not For Profit Corporation Act and case law.