Important Things to Know About Homeowner Requests to Inspect and Copy HOA Records

Homeowners associations are frequently involved in contentious issues with homeowners over the producing of copies of association books and records that have been requested by a homeowner. Notwithstanding the fact that state statutes and an association’s governing documents have provisions that specify the nature and scope of records that a homeowner is entitled to inspect and copy and the costs that the association is permitted to charge for making copies and delivering those records to the homeowner, disputes over what a homeowner is entitled to and the cost associated with providing those copies are common.