Battling Condo Smokers and Noise

Ever had trouble with a neighbor? Ever had trouble with a tenant that causes problems. Read on… Question from a reader: “I have a single condo and rent it to a tenant that is battling with the owner above her.

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What Recourse for Denial of Records, Abuse of Power in an HOA?

When a board member, former board member, or owner asks to see HOA or Condo Association records, they get all kinds of answers from their boards and managers. Here’s one: “A new board member told me recently I have no

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Can an HOA Manager Be Sued? And What About Authority?

Here is a question from a reader about management and the proper role: “I have a question about delegation of authority to managers in HOAs. Our HOA never gets legal advice but delegates all/most matters to the manager. For example,

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Holiday Parties for Board Members – Are They Legal?

It’s holiday time and the usual questions arise. Here is a good one from a reader: “Is it proper (legal under Davis Sterling or Corp Code) for B of D’s to throw themselves a holiday party for directors and their

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