Condo And Community Development Law
Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 2-3
(Pending University Curriculum Committee Approval) This class shall focus on statutory requirements and practical considerations in the development of condominiums and other homeowner community regimes in Florida, with particular emphasis on community planning and document drafting in today’s real estate environment. That portion of the class shall be presented from the perspective of both a developer and developer’s legal counsel. In addition, the course shall address the role of the community association in operating and governing the community following turnover of control from the developer, with emphasis on current assessment collection and foreclosure issues. Students will have the option of taking this 2 hour/week class for 2 credits, or may opt to receive a 3rd credit by researching and writing a paper on a community development or community association topic (with guidance from the professor), with 1/3rd of the student’s grade being derived from that paper.