HOA Advocacy

Featured Legislation

SB 407 - Noncommercial Solicitation

This bill requires an association to allow an owner to contact other owners or residents in order to provide information about the following subjects: a candidate for public office a candidate for office within the association an issue that is the subject of a public election,...

Subject: Noncommercial Solicitation

Status: In Senate Judiciary

Position:

Learn More

AB 494 - Accessory Dwelling Units

Amends the Planning and Zoning Law which authorizes a local agency to provide for the creation of accessory dwelling units and requires the accessory dwelling units to comply with certain conditions, including that the unit is not intended for sale separate from the primary residence and may be rented. Provides that an accessory dwelling unit may be rented separately from the primary residence.

Subject: Accessory Dwelling Units

Status: In Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.

Position:

Learn More

AB 534 - Mechanics Liens on CID Owners

Prohibits, in a common interest development, a mechanics lien from being filed against another owner in the common interest development unless that consent was provided or that request was made, except in the case of emergency repairs.

Subject: Mechanics Liens on HOA Owners

Status: In Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.

Position:

Learn More

AB 690 - Management Conflicts of Interest

Requires a common interest development manager or a common interest development management firm to disclose specified information before entering into a management agreement. Requires a disclosure on whether the manager receives a certain referral fee for distributing required documents. Requires a specified annual budget report to contain certain related information.

Subject: Management Conflicts of Interest

Status: In Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.

Position:

Learn More

AB 731 - Tax Deduction for HOA Assessments

Allows a deduction in computing gross income for amounts paid by a taxpayer for qualified homeowners' association assessments.

Subject: Tax Deduction for HOA Assessments

Status: In Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee.

Position:

Learn More

AB 786 - Statements of Information

Authorizes common interest development association statements of information that are required to be submitted to the Secretary of State to be submitted online.

Subject: Statements of Information - Online Submission

Status: In Assembly Banking and Finance Committee.

Position:

Learn More

AB 1079 - Annual Policy Statement Distribution Deadlines

Current law requires requires the association to distribute an annual policy statement between 30 to 90 days before the end of the fiscal year. This bill would change the time requirements for distribution to be within 31 to 91 days before the end of the fiscal year.

Subject: Annual Policy Statement Distribution Deadlines

Status: Introduced.

Position:

Learn More

AB 1412 - Volunteer Officers Liability

Extends the limitation on personal liability to a volunteer officer or director of a development that is mixed use in which a volunteer officer or volunteer director does not own more than two residential separate interests.

Subject: Volunteer Officers Liability

Status: Introduced.

Position:

Learn More

AB 1426 - Uncontested Elections

Under the current system, associations must always use a double envelope, secret ballot system in their elections. This requirement applies even when the outcome of the election is already decided: i.e., when the number of board vacancies equals the number of board candidates. This is called an "uncontested" election.

Subject: Exemption from Election Requirements for Uncontested Elections

Status: Introduced.

Position:

Learn More

AB 1667 - Landscape Water Meters

Requires urban water supplier install dedicated landscape water meters on commercial, instructional, industrial, and multifamily service connections located in service area if property has greater than certain amount of square feet of irrigated landscape. Requires an urban water supplier install dedicated landscape water meters on single-family residential service connections that are located in service area. Provides for water consumption data.

Subject: Landscape Water Meters

Status: Introduced.

Position:

Learn More

SB 147 - Mobilehome Guests

Authorizes any homeowner to share his or her mobilehome with not more than two guests without the imposition of a fee by the management.

Subject: Mobilehome Guests

Status: In Senate Judiciary Committee.

Position:

Learn More

Pages