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LEASE LIMITATION AMENDMENTS – WHO’s GRANDFATHERED ANYWAY?

HOORAY – I am able to get back into this blog!! So let’s tackle an important subject. LEASE LIMITATION AMENDMENTS – WHO’s GRANDFATHERED ANYWAY? Let’s get it straight for the many people out there who have sent emails asking about

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What Notice is Required for the Lease Limitation Restrictions

It is important to know that with the changes in the law that took place January 1 this year, there are new notice requirements. I was ahead of this curve by advising associations for the past several years to be

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The Latest on Rental Restrictions in HOAs

In California, new regs on rental limitations became law on 1/1/2012. For all rental prohibitions recorded before 1/1/2012, those provisions remain in effect as written, and are enforceable as written. For all measures recorded after 1/1/2012, things have changed. (Note:

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Lease and Rental Restrictions in HOAs, More Questions

Many associations are trying very hard to present owners with lease limitation restrictions before the end of the year to see if they want to approve them because of the new law (discussed in an E-Newsletter which is posted in

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Judging Hardships in a Condo or HOA Rental Restriction

Every amendment I write for adding rental restrictions in a condo association or homeowners association (HOA) has a hardship clause in it. Some are tighter than others. A hardship clause is one that gives an owner the opportunity to apply

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Rental Limitations – the Clock is Running

New legislation was signed into law that radically changes the impact of rental limitations approved and recorded in California on or after January 1, 2012. No owner will be subject to any of the limitations unless they actually consent to them or purchase

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Lease Limitation Provisions – Who is a tenant?

When I write the lease limitation provisions, I usually define the tenants as any persons who occupy the unit exclusively, without the owner in residence, and make it clear that the board does not have the obligation to determine if

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