HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION INFORMATION
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GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & RESOURCES
North Carolina Government Portal - Search for government information by topic and agency.
Housing Discrimination Section of the Civil Rights Division - The agency investigates fair housing discrimination complaints. If you believe you have experienced housing discrimination, you can file a complaint with this agency. You can also call (919) 431-3030 or toll free at (866) 324-7474 to file a complaint.
North Carolina Department of Justice -The office of the attorney general plays an important role in protecting the state's citizens.
North Carolina Secretary of State - Information on elections, businesses, licensing, and securities.
HOA Search - You can conduct a search using the name of your community or subdivision to find the contact information for your association or management company.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Is the federal agency “responsible for national policy and programs that address America's housing needs, that improve and develop the Nation's communities, and enforce fair housing laws.”
North Carolina Department of Agriculture -The agency provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency - Find solar access policies and incentives
HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS
North Carolina State Fair Housing Act - N.C.G.S. Chapter 41A - This Chapter protects North Carolinians from housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, and disability.
North Carolina Debt Collection Act, Chapter 75, Article 2 - Regulates debt collection at the state level and contains provisions similar to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This law applies to associations in Virginia and is administered by the state’s Attorney General.
Unit Ownership Act - N.C.G.S. Chapter 47A - This Chapter applies to all condominiums created within the state of North Carolina before October 1, 1986.
North Carolina Condominium Act - N.C.G.S. Chapter 47C - This Chapter applies to all condominiums created after October 1, 1986.
Nonprofit Corporation Act - N.C.G.S. Chapter 55A - The statute governs non-profits with regard to corporate structure and procedure. All lot owners’ associations in North Carolina must be incorporated. Every association created after January 1, 1999 must be organized as a nonprofit corporation § 47F-3-101. Condominium associations may organize as either for-profit or nonprofit corporations § 47C-3-101.
The North Carolina Court System - Search North Carolina's counties to obtain court services and information
Legal Aid of North Carolina - is a nonprofit law firm that offers free legal services to low-income people.