Ten letters from the lakeland homeowners association board of.
Hoa no window ac.
Some attached communities use centralized hvac systems similar to what large commercial buildings do.
While most single family homeowners are free to install a window ac if you live in an apartment condo complex or a neighborhood with a homeowners association check with management or the.
Also as their name suggests they re portable so it s easy to relocate them from room to room.
Portable air conditioning units are a great alternative as they do not protrude from the outside of your home.
As if summer temperatures weren t hot enough residents of an auburn washington neighborhood are really feeling the heat now.
Whether it s the parking the garage door the dumpster at the curb or the window ac unit people who ignore the hoa warnings do so at their peril.
Its been a while since i posted but here is my lates.
Why the ban on window units.
I was unable to continue using my window ac due to my home owners association.
What would be even more efficient would be a window ac which takes care of the intake exhaust outside of the building.
If you live in a high density community your hoa may have limits regarding the noise levels the condensers make.
And slipping hoa rules in under the cover of darkness is a big no no.
An hoa s best and most used weapon is to fine.
Almost every newer housing development has a ban on window air conditioner units which most likely states no window mounted ac units even if you are just renting the home owner agreed to those by laws when they bought the home and therefore any resident of that home has to also agree to the by laws.
Wall or window air conditioners are likely to be prohibited.
If they say there can be no window a c units or give the hoa board authority to promulgate or put rules about air conditioners or what can be placed in your windows etc.
Many apartment buildings hoa s and even city ordinances do not allow you to have a window air conditioner.