Can an HOA request a copy of the rental agreement I have
with a tenant??
association's governing documents require that lease
agreements be for a particular period of time (1-year is
common), the only way it can verify compliance is to see a signed lease agreement.
Associations have good reason to ban short
term rentals: (i) buildings are damaged every time
furniture is moved through the common areas, (ii) rules
are ignored because short term renters lack commitment
to the community--they're just passing through, and
(iii) security suffers when there is a constant flow
of new faces into and out of the development.
To show compliance with the restriction, the only relevant information is an
executed agreement bearing the names of the parties, the
date of the agreement, the lease term, and signatures.
Accordingly, you can redact financial and personal information from the agreement
before submitting it to the association.
: Associations needing legal assistance can contact us
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