HOA Corporate Status – Unraveled?? Stitch It UP!!

I have been writing blogs on the subject of corporate status and recently wrote one called “Check Your Corporate Status.” I got occasional email questions before – now they are coming in from board members who find out and want

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HOA Liability for Accidents Outside the Association

Boards have to be vigilant because HOAs and Condo Associations and the Boards can be sued for failure to address safety and hazardous issues. Here is a question from a reader who insures associations in California: “I insure an association

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Check Your HOA Corporate Status!

Many association boards do not even have a clue about what “corporate status” means. When I get a new client, I ask for the governing documents and when I ask them to include the Articles of Incorporation I often get

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Are Managers’ Reports Open to Inspection by Members?

I get all kinds of questions from readers. They are usually preceded by appreciative words. I appreciate the feedback. Here is an email from a reader about management reports, wondering if they are subject to owner inspection: “Fan of your

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Can You Prevent Proxies in HOA and Condo Elections?

Elections in HOAs and Condo Associations can be touchy. Proxies are one area of continuing dispute, concern and consternation. See the following email from a reader: “I am not sure if you respond to email questions, but here goes. Our

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