“Special Assessment” is a dirty word in most HOAs. While boards and managers may view a special assessment as a tool to achieve the funding needs of the homeowners association, […]
Smoking, noisy floors, rambunxious children, and barking dogs are often the subject of HOA nuisance complaints. When do these issues qualify as a nuisance and when is the board obligated […]
In 2017, California HOAs will feel the impact of new California laws, federal laws, and court decisions.
Mold is a serious problem. These 8 strategies can help HOA boards to remedy the problem, help the affected owner, and protect the association from additional liability.
When HOA members decide to remove their board of directors, the board has to participate in the process. This article explains the board’s responsibilities.
12 tips for evaluating your current HOA management company or for finding a new one.
If your association permits short-term rentals (e.g. Airbnb), clear guidelines will help your owners and protect the HOA.
If you live in an HOA or serve on the board, Directors & Officers (D&O) insurance (D&O) provides essential protection. But shoddy coverage or a late claim can jeopardize your […]
For decades, HOA Boards have communicated news and events to their members using a method developed by Johannes Gutenberg in 1439 – the hardcopy newsletter. Often delivered monthly to the […]
California law provides owners with access to many HOA documents, including financial records. What are those documents, how quickly must they be provided, and what are the limitations?