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Dealing with Difficult Unit Owners or Shareholders

PDF How to Cope with the Mentally Ill?
By Mark Frimmel
The Cooperator: The Co-op & Condo Monthly
March 2011

Mark Frimmel's article," Dealing with Difficult Unit Owners or Shareholders: How to Cope with the Mentally Ill?," was published in the March 2011 issue of The Cooperator: The Co-op & Condo Monthly.

From the article...

"Condominium boards of managers and cooperative corporation boards’ of directors face special challenges when dealing with unit owners or  tenant-shareholders who suffer from mental illness, psychological disorders  and/or substance abuse. While these individuals may engage in conduct that can be characterized as  ranging from merely annoying to dangerous to self and/or other tenants in the  building, boards often find it difficult to appropriately respond to the  situations such conduct creates, especially if a tenant-shareholder’s difficult behavior arises out of an underlying mental illness. "

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