FLORIDA – Rep. Cortes to propose homeowner association overhaul
KISSIMMEE — State Rep. John Cortes has announced plans to attempt to overhaul state laws governing homeowner associations to clarify the law and to improve enforcement.
Efforts by Cortes, D-Kissimmee, are partly an outgrowth of the controversy involving disputes between some Poinciana residents and the Association of Poniciana Villages, the sprawling community’s homeowners association and partly in response to other complaints he has received from members of other HOAs.
The details of his proposal are not available yet because proposed legislation is still being drafted, according to an aide.
Cortes said in a statement last week that the legislation would “seek to end the statutory inefficiencies relating to homeowner association oversight by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.” Read more: