FLORIDA – Florida condo owners fighting takeovers mobilize, lobby lawmakers

The Palm Beach Post:  Florida condo owners fighting takeovers mobilize, lobby lawmakers
By Kim Miller
July 9, 2014
A group of nine condominiums statewide, including one in Boynton Beach, have joined to fight investors who are working under a condo termination law to turn their communities into apartments. Organized by Stephanie Krasowski, an owner of a unit at the Tampa-area Madison Oaks condominium, the grassroots organization Floridians ACT (Against Condo Terminations) is meeting Thursday with legislators to try and lobby a repeal of the law that allows the corporate takeovers. Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, is hosting the forum, Krasowski said.

In Boynton Beach, about 20 remaining owners of units in the Via Lugano condominium filed a lawsuit last month to try and block a Newton, Mass.-based company from using the state law to force them to sell their homes for fair market value.  Read more:

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