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HOA fee monthly in Clark...
Is it legal for an apartment complex to charge renters an HOA fee monthly in Clark County Neveda
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?
Customer: Southwest Las Vegas, NV at Mountain Gate & Mountain Trail Apartments in the Mountain Edge Community
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: When I went to renew my lease at the Mountain Gate Office I was given a paper with an HOA fee of $10.00 per month, As a resident of this complex I have No rights to serve on the board of the Mountain Edge HOA
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have lived in this same apartment and complex for the past 6 1/2 years and this is the first time I was ever notified of the HOA Fee...never paid this fee before
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 month ago
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney and will try my best to help with your situation. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I type out an answer or reply.

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Is the fee stated in the lease as being the responsibility of the tenant?

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thanks

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
HOA at $10 monthly by tenant
Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Ok, then if they included it in the lease, they can call it whatever they want, but it is a rent increase of $10 a month and it would be legally binding if you signed the lease accepting those terms..

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They could have made it much less confusing if they just said it was a rent increase instead of claiming it is for HOA fees..

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thanks

Barrister

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