HOA Homefront: Should we worry about upcoming change in law for common areas?

Q. I have read your article on exclusive-use common areas and don’t get whether in a planned development the decks and balconies are in this category. In our association, some homes have decks, some have balconies, some have chimneys, some have both and some have neither. I understand that in January of next year Davis-Stirling will change to make EUCAs the responsibility of the HOA, unless the CC&Rs say otherwise.    Read the Q&A………..


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