2015 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
703. Condominiums.
703.24 Remedies for violations by unit owner or tenant of a unit owner.

WI Stat § 703.24 (2015) What's This?

703.24 Remedies for violations by unit owner or tenant of a unit owner.

703.24(1)(1) Definition. In this section, "violation" means failure to comply with this chapter or the declaration, bylaws, or association rules.

703.24(2) (2)Liability for unit owner violation. A unit owner who commits a violation is liable for any charges, fines, or assessments imposed by the association pursuant to the bylaws or association rules as a result of the violation and may be subject to a temporary or permanent injunction.

703.24(3) (3)Liability for violation by tenant.

703.24(3)(a)(a) If a tenant of a unit commits a violation that results in a charge, fine, or assessment imposed by the association pursuant to the bylaws or association rules, the tenant is liable for the charge, fine, or assessment.

703.24(3)(b) (b) If the association complies with the notice requirement of sub. (4), the owner of the unit occupied by the tenant when the violation occurred is liable for any charges, fines, or assessments imposed by the association for which the tenant is liable under par. (a) that are not paid by the tenant within 30 days after receiving the notice under sub. (4). This paragraph does not affect the liability of the tenant to the unit owner for any charges, fines, or assessments paid by the unit owner under this paragraph.

703.24(4) (4)Notice requirement for violation by tenant. If an association imposes a charge, fine, or assessment as a result of a violation by a tenant of a unit in the condominium, the association shall give notice to the tenant by any method under s. 704.21 (1) (a) to (e) and to the owner of the unit occupied by the tenant by any method under s. 704.21 (2) (a) to (d). The notice shall include all of the following:

703.24(4)(a) (a) The amount of charges, fines, or assessments for which the tenant is liable.

703.24(4)(b) (b) Notice that if the tenant fails to pay the association the amount for which the tenant is liable within 30 days after the tenant receives the notice, the owner is liable to the association for the amount unpaid by the tenant although the tenant may be liable to the unit owner for any amounts the unit owner pays.

703.24(5) (5)Other liability not affected. This section does not otherwise affect the liability of a unit owner or tenant who commits a violation.

History: 1977 c. 407; 2003 a. 283.

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