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Special Assessments – What Can an HOA Board Do?

It may seem like a simple question, but to someone who doesn’t have cause to read the Davis Stirling every day, it is not so simple. Here is the question that triggered this blog: “We  (HOA) want to pass a special

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The Latest on AB 2273 – Get on Board and Support The Effort To Make Banks Accountable to HOAs!

Here is the latest blast from CLAC  – please get on board and send your letter today!! The letter can be found at www.caicalif.org!   Please help us maintain momentum and help our Assembly Bill 2273pass its next hurdle in

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AB 2273 Making Lenders Honest About Recording After Sale is Worth Fighting For.

Here is the latest message from CLAC regarding AB 2273 which is a very important bill for HOAs. It would require lenders to record trustee deeds after the lender foreclosure sale is complete and the lender takes title to the

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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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Success on AB 2273 – The Bill that Will Require Notice To HOA of Owner After Lender Foreclosure

I wrote an earlier post seeking support for AB 2273, a bill sponsored by CLAC to assist homeowner associations in determining who the owner is of a property after a lender foreclosure sale. That is important to assist the HOAs

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WHAT ABOUT LIENS IF WE ARE NOT A CID?

In California, associations that are common interest developments under the Davis Stirling Act usually have the right by the regulatory recorded documents to file liens and exercise rights to judicial or nonjudicial foreclosure for unpaid assessments. They usually have the

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MAY SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS BE IMPOSED TO FUND RESERVES?

This is a question I received recently via email from a manager: “We are having discussion among our managers regarding whether you can special assess within limits of civil code to fund reserves with no project on the table for

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Do HOA or Condo Board Members Get Special Treatment?

Here is a question from an inquiring owner: “One member of the community had a Lien filed aganist him for non payment of $1100.00 +- of HOA fees abut the president of the Board had $1600.+_outstanding non payment at the

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HOW DO YOU CHANGE DUES ALLOCATIONS IN HOAs or CONDOs?

The following email is similar to many I receive – the twist – it relates to a commercial condo, but the answer is about the same for residential condo or HOA dues or assessments: “I own a commercial condo in

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