HOA Advocacy

Featured Legislation

SB 326 - Mandatory Balcony Inspections

Requirement for Inspections This requires the association of a condominium project to cause a reasonably competent and diligent visual inspection of exterior elevated elements, defined as the load-bearing components and associated waterproofing systems, as specified, to determine whether the...

Subject: Mandatory Balcony Inspections

Status: Signed by Governor.

Position: Support

Learn More

AB 670 - Accessory Dwelling Units

AB 670 would void CC&R provisions that prohibit or unreasonably restrict the construction or use of an accessory dwelling unit. However, the bill would permit certain reasonable restrictions.

Subject: Accessory Dwelling Units

Status: Signed by Governor.

Position: Watch

Learn More

SB 323 - Elections: Felons, Access, and Redress

This bill makes changes to a large number of election-related rules, including: director qualifications, permissible election venues, inspector of elections provisions, member list information, the minimum period between elections, and many more.

Subject: Elections: Felons, Access, and Redress

Status: Assembly Third Reading.

Position: Oppose

Learn More

SB 434 - Managing Agent: Production of Records

The Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act defines a “managing agent” as a person who, for compensation or in expectation of compensation, exercises control over the assets of a common interest development.

Subject: Managing Agent: Production of Records

Status: In Senate Inactive File.

Position: Watch

Learn More

SB 652 - Right to Display Religious Items

The Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act prohibits the governing documents of a common interest development from prohibiting the posting or display of noncommercial signs, posters, flags, or banners on or in an owner’s separate interest, except as specified.

Subject: Right to Display Religious Items

Status: Signed by Governor.

Position: Watch

Learn More

SB 754 - Election by Acclamation

The Davis-Stirling Act currently requires the election of directors to serve on the board of directors of the association to be held by secret ballot, and requires an association to adopt rules that specify the procedures for nomination of candidates consistent with the governing documents. The act also authorizes those rules to provide for the nomination of candidates from the floor of membership meetings or nomination by any other manner.

Subject: Elections by Acclamation

Status: Assembly Third Reading.

Position: Support

Learn More

2018 Legislation - 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: Signed by Governor

Position: Watch

Learn More

2017 Legislation - 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 specified information relating to charges for requesting copies of certain documents. Requires a manager or firm to facilitate the delivery of requested documents.

Subject: Management Conflicts of Interest

Status: Passed Legislature. To Governor.

Position: Watch

Learn More

2017 Legislation - 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 Appropriations Committee.

Position: Watch

Learn More

2017 Legislation - 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: Support

Learn More

2017 Legislation - 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: Watch

Learn More

Pages