Tampa, FL asked in Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: Can a land loard evict me for a pop up tent the hoa is complaining about but my neighbor who is on the board has up.

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A: I'm not sure if you are stating the board member has one too, but this is a case of don't violate the HOA rules just because someone else is doing it. Your lease controls and if your lease is the same as the standard lease it says you must comply with all of the HOA restrictions, rules and regulations. Your landlord will be the one who is in trouble with the HOA and receive a fine, even though the lease might make you responsible for reimbursing the landlord. The landlord is not going to spend hundreds of dollars per hour for an attorney to fight the HOA on your behalf.

Terrence H Thorgaard agrees with this answer

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