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philothea, Renter in Carlisle, PA

Does an "adult community" allow for grown up children?

Asked by philothea, Carlisle, PA Sat Mar 24, 2012

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Each community will have its own Covenants and Restrictions (CC&Rs). Laws and regulations governing these CC&Rs can also be different in each state. Request a copy of the conditions and terms defining "adult" and also make sure those rules are fully legal. I have seen communities where its OK to "visit" for a lengthy period, where an "adult" can have a grandchild living with them based on the rules of the commuity and/or hardship cases, where an "adult" must own and then someone else can rent, and all kinds of other mis-matched, non-standardized rules exist. Consult the rulebook, the laws, then an attorney if things aren't making sense to you. Best!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 8, 2013
An adult community permits grown up children to visit, but they must be 55 years of age to purchase a property in order to live there full time.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 8, 2013
Usually an "adult community" is aged restricted. Most of them in our area are 55+. Grown up children can visit, but cannot purchase until they are at least 55 years of age.
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