46:8C-17.Purpose of association
8. a. The articles of incorporation of a homeowners' association or the bylaws of any unincorporated homeowners' association formed under this act shall provide:
(1) that the association has the power to negotiate for, acquire, and operate the private residential leasehold community on behalf of the homeowners; and
(2) that the association has the power to convert the private residential leasehold community, once acquired by the homeowners, to a condominium, a cooperative, or other type of ownership.
b. Upon acquisition of the property, the association shall be the entity that creates a condominium, or offers condominium parcels for sale or lease in the ordinary course of business, or, if the homeowners choose a different form of ownership, the entity that owns the record interest in the property and is responsible for the operation of property; provided, however, that if the association converts the private residential leasehold community to a cooperative, an election shall be held within 30 days following the establishment of the cooperative to elect a board of directors of the cooperative.
L.1991,c.483,s.8; amended 1995,c.365,s.8.
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