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COLORADO – Tenants cry foul over ‘Boots,’ overly aggressive parking enforcement at Commerce City condo complex
25 horror stories that will make you fear the homeowner association
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“Why is it a crime?” asked Sherry Hynoski, who lives in the middle-class community south of State Road 434 and east of State Road 417 and signed a petition asking the association to let the book-lending box stay. “Who’s it hurting?”
The Bentley Woods Community Association lawyer’s letter, which also demands $194.75 for “attorney fees and costs,” contends covenants or rules were “created to help protect and maintain the values of the properties within the Association.” Lawyer Ryan Fong alleges the Garicks violated a rule requiring homeowners to submit a “complete set of plans and specifications for the proposed improvements” before starting “construction.” Read more:
His attorney in Tampa, John Fitzgibbons, said Boaziz is innocent and intends to fight the indictment. Boaziz could face a $1 million fine and as many as 30 years in prison.
The charges against Boaziz stem from his acquisition of an apartment complex in Tampa in the late 2000s to convert the property to a condominium.
The indictment indicates that Boaziz and others misled banks and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by failing to disclose financial incentives to induce purchases of condominium apartments at The Preserve on Sanctuary Cove Drive in Tampa.
Misleading the banks and HUD allowed Boaziz to obtain $15 million of mortgage financing, according to the indictment. Read:
Article Courtesy of Bay News 9 — Spectrum News
By Jason Lanning
Published May 1, 2018
ST.PETERSBURG, Fla. — Growing concerns about a number of St. Petersburg homes and the safety of families living there after firefighters have been called in to inspect a condominium building after cracks appeared.
Cracks appear at Vantage Point Condominiums
Unknown if evacuation will be ordered
The condo building at Vantage Point has not been officially evacuated yet, but building inspectors will not be out until later Monday to figure out exactly what is going. However, they know something is going on after what is described as several large cracks spotted at not just the foundation of the condo building, but also an upstairs unit.
The St. Pete Fire Rescue responded over the weekend and taped off parts of the building where the cracking was discovered.
A maintenance man for one of the unit’s who discovered the cracks says there have been problems at the condos before, but nothing like this.
“I didn’t see this before. I know they have treated for termites and other stuff, but this is the first time I saw the foundation cracking this bad, really bad,” said Ricardo Davila.
Davila told Spectrum Bay News 9 that he started noticing cracks in the foundation in the stairwell and once he got upstairs he spotted a large crack from one end of the building to the other with the porch not looking structurally sound at all.
The St. Pete Fire Rescue said Sunday night said one to two units may have to be evacuated on Monday depending on exactly what building inspectors find. Read: