Akron, OH asked in Real Estate Law for Ohio

Q: In ohio can a HOA charge late fees for upon late fees for 1 late payment

I have been charged $25 17 times for 1late payment.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: An HOA can impose late fees as specified in the HOA declaration and in any rules enacted by the HOA board of directors. If a payment account is past due, whether for HOA monthly assessment, late fees, or other charges that are delinquent, then if the HOA rules allow, the board could impose the late fee each month the account remains delinquent. Talk to the HOA management company or the HOA board about it.

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