LOTS OF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION BILLS ARE FILED!
Published January 14, 2022
It will be a busy legislative session this year. Just look at
all the owner-friendly community association bills are filed. I
am amazed how many legislators were willing to sponsor bills
that will definitely help all the folks living in Florida’s
It all started with a horrible tragedy: The collapse of the
Champlain Towers South – a collapse that killed 98 people. Then
MIAMI-DADE GRAND JURY REPORT published by
Katherine Fernandez Rundle that was an eye-opener for all
legislators: It’s time to protect the families living in
Florida’s community associations to prevent another such
And it really looks like the legislators listened – and filed a
myriad of great bills. Just take a look at our
HOA/CONDO REFORM BILL WEBSITE.
There isn’t one bill that \shouldn’t be supported by everybody –
since this time it seems like common sense was the author of all
All owners – and all people living in community associations in
Florida should contact all the legislators asking them to
support these bills so they will end up on the desk of Governor
Ron DeSantis for his signature. Now it’s time to stop
complaining, it’s time to contact all legislators and do the
work that should have been done years ago. We owners need to win
the war, not just a few battles.
You will find all the necessary info on our
BILL WEBSITE. I will keep you all informed when
these bills are not the committee agendas so you can contact the
committee members asking for their support of the bill.
LET’S GET TO WORK!
||Jan Bergemann is president of Cyber Citizens For Justice,
's largest state-wide property owners' advocacy group.
CCFJ works on legislation to help owners living in
associations. He moved to
in 1995 - hoping to retire. He moved into a HOA, where the
developer cheated the homeowners and used the association dues
for his own purposes. End of retirement!
CCFJ was born in the year 2000, when some owners met in
- finding out that power is only in numbers. Bergemann was a
member of Governor Jeb Bush's HOA Task force in 2003/2004.
The organization has two websites to inform interested
homeowners and condo owners:
News Website: http://www.ccfj.net/.
Educational Website: http://www.ccfjfoundation.net/.
We think that only owners can really represent owners, since all
service providers surely have a different interest! We are
trying to create owner-friendly laws, but the best laws are
useless without enforcement. And enforcement is totally lacking