An excellent opinion out of Lexology cites a New Jersey Supreme Court case that delivered its third opinion in the past few years about free speech rights of residents in common interest communities.    The Court ruled that a resident (a regular critic of the board of directors) had the right to distribute leaflets under CIC doors throughout the building. The Court held that the “House Rule” banning all soliciting and distributing of written materials, including resident leaflets, was an unconstitutional limit to free speech rights and it went on to describe the kind of restrictions that could be adopted without infringing on the free speech rights.

 

Read the full article Free Speech in Condos and Coops  here.