Miami, FL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: is it legal for an HOA to fine you (the owner) because your tenants were seeing using the lifeguard device at the pool?

I own a townhouse in the city of miami and it’s currently rented. I just received a notice of violation from the HOA saying that I have to pay $100 because my tenants were seeing at the pool using the lifeguard device. The device was not broken or stolen but it seems like they were using it.

Is it legal to charge me for that? Don’t they have to send a notice of violation first and if they don’t comply then charge me?

Also there was no damage done to the device.

Could you please advice.

Thank you so much in advance,

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1 Lawyer Answer
Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You have to consult your HOA documents - nobody online knows what those documents contain.

Terrence H Thorgaard agrees with this answer

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