Your HOA board wants to go onto a property to correct a covenant violation. Can you? Even if you have legal authorization, should you? There are a number of risks […]
If your association permits short-term rentals (e.g. Airbnb), clear guidelines will help your owners and protect the HOA.
Tips for non-Scroogey ways that HOAs can handle 3 common holiday problems: lights, theft, and parking.
Airbnb has been a boon to owners looking for extra cash, but an occasional nightmare for HOAs. In San Francisco, the laws regulating Airbnb are growing more complex. What do […]
AB 2561 would void HOA governing document provisions, such as landscaping rules or bans on commercial activity, that prohibit any homeowner from planting a personal or commercial garden of edible […]
Update: The Govenor signed the bill on 9/18. This bill would expand the options of homeowners who want to plant water-efficient landscape by further limiting possible restrictions in an association’s […]
Why Do Associations Fine? Almost all associations use fines to curb violations of their governing documents. Some associations use them extensively, others only rarely. Few boards have actually considered the […]
HOAs create rules to address situations that are not regulated by the CC&Rs. This article explains the process to adopt or change a rule, as well as process that members […]
Rules Must Be Enforceable What makes a rule enforceable? An enforceable rule meets the requirements of the law and governing documents. What makes an enforceable rule a good rule? A […]
Is there legal protection for homeowners? The answer is a resounding yes, and we can tell you why. Both board members and homeowners have a responsibility to know the rights […]