Flooring Disaster Waiting to Happen in HOA

Noisy floors ruin the lives of lots of people, whether they live upstairs or downstairs. Here is a recent email (I get them all the time-same subject, different description): “We just received a letter from our HOA. They are proposing

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HOA Elections Laws Continue to Complicate Things

I participated recently in a brainstorming session at an ECHO Resource Panel Meeting and presenting was an attorney who just completed a 4 day superior court trial defending an HOA from claims of a homeowner that an election was conducted

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Wild Animals in HOAs – Cat Burglars – Vendors – Watch Out?

Here is a great rendition of facts and suggestions relating to wild animals, and bad people, provided by a friend of mine in the business in response to another article involving what warnings need to be made about the [possible]

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Fining Without “Due Process” – Not Cool

Readers of my website often write in and complain about wrongdoing. Before I would form any judgements about any situation, I would want to hear both sides. Here’s one such letter. “Here’s a scenario. A board member or a homeowner

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Artificial Grass for HOAs and Condos – Which Side Are You On?

California Assembly Bill 1793 would prevent HOAs and Condos from prohibiting artificial grass products in landscape plans. The bill is aimed at reducing irrigation water consumption by homeowners in homeowners associations. It targets HOAs. There are some very nice products

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Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About HOA Elections

Here is an email I recently received about elections – quorum … “I am ___________, an elected Director and Officer (V.P.) for __________HOA in Los Angeles. We are a community of 100 townhomes and seven Directors. I recently read the

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