Real estate Q&A: My condo's pool and gym are closed. Do I still have to pay the full monthly dues?

Q: Because of COVID-19, my condo association has closed the gym, pool, and other common areas. They still want me to pay my full monthly dues. This is not fair since I cannot use the amenities. Do I have to pay? — TimA: Yes. You must still pay your maintenance dues.Your condominium is not a vendor, such as a gym in your local strip mall. You own a portion of the common areas in addition to your unit and are responsible for its upkeep.Your association also has lien rights on your property, which means that if you do not pay your dues, you could be liable for collection costs and could face fore…

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