2016 HOA Legislation & Case Law Review

In 2017, California HOAs will feel the impact of new California laws, federal laws, and court decisions.

New Laws for 2014

Published in the ECHO Journal, December 2013 As we get closer to January 1, 2014 and the official implementation date of the new Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act, we know […]

2006 Statute and Case Law Update: Part I

Published in the ECHO Journal, March 2007 This summary of case law and legislative developments distills the legal developments in the 2006 calendar year. In Part I—Case Law, summaries are […]

2006 Statute and Case Law Update: Part II

Published in the ECHO Journal, April 2007 This summary of case law and legislative developments distills the legal developments in the 2006 calendar year. In Part II—Statutory Law, the principal […]

Legislative Alert

Published in the ECHO Journal, August 2007 To All Concerned with the Health of Common Interest Developments: The Executive Council of Homeowners (ECHO), on behalf of its more than 1,550 community […]

What Does the New Agenda Bill Require for HOAs?

What Does the New Agenda Bill Require for HOAs? SB 528 has been signed into law, effective January 1, 2008. For some Associations, it will not make a difference because […]

2007 Statute and Case Law Update

Published in the ECHO Journal, March 2008                                                […]

2008 Statute and Case Law Update

Published in the ECHO Journal, February 2009 Introduction Legal developments in 2008 affecting homeowner associations were predominated by case law. Numerous decisions of the California Court of Appeal, which are […]

Mid-2010 Legislative Update

Published in the ECHO Journal, July 2010 The 2010 legislative session so far has been an interesting one. Although there are fewer bills dealing with common interest developments than normal, […]

Governor Declines to Interfere With CID Operations

Published in the ECHO Journal, November 2010 In California, it takes a veto by the Governor to reject bills approved by our legislature. On September 30, 2010, the last day […]