Who is Responsible for a Tenant’s Negligence?

Tenants are the bane of some HOA boards. One hopes of course that the owners carefully screen tenants but that does not always happen. Some owners are so desperate to rent their homes because of financial woes that they ignore

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Recall (Removal of) Board Members – by the Board

This year at the annual ECHO seminar in June I am speaking on the topic of recall: what to do when served with a petition, how the process works, what the pitfalls are, how it can be used to boost

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Can an HOA Draft Their Own CC&Rs and Do A good Job?

Lots of times I get asked if the association can save money on the amendment and restatement of governing documents if they do some of the work themselves. Sometimes they ask for “boilerplate” documents. I don’t believe a board or

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Who Can Do The Visual Inspection for a Reserve Study in an HOA?

Sometimes I hear from people in other states. Here is one of those – the question sent is: “Section 1365 of the Davis-Stirling Act requires that a diligent visual inspection of the accessible areas of major common area components be

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AB 2273 – 2ND CALL TO ACTION – Support For the Financial Health of HOAs and Owners Who Live in Them.

THE BANKERS ARE FIGHTING AB 2273 See the post from last week about AB 2273. Remember that the bill addresses is the difficulty in finding out who owns a home in an HOA after a foreclosure sale. HOAs depend on

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