Can the HOA remove a director for unpaid assessments? Prevent a member from using the pool because of a rule violation? Yes. Here’s how.
Published in the ECHO Journal, December 2009 The Common Interest Development Open Meeting Act It would be impractical to require that every act and decision for an association be approved […]
Published in the ECHO Journal, June 2010 “I’m in trouble at work! The association board business is taking up all my time! The homeowners send me emails 24/7 and they […]
Most successful businesses embrace the concept of strategic planning to drive the direction, resources, and decisions made in the daily course of doing business. A strategy establishes common goals and […]
For California homeowners associations, there is no state agency that enforces the law within HOA communities. So what are the consequences when boards don’t follow the Davis-Stirling Act?
Ethical issues occur in everyday administration, management and governance of any homeowners association. In order to navigate these complex ethical dilemmas, HOA board members first need to be able to identify problems of […]
Published in the ECHO Journal, December 2010 Life consists of choices. We make decisions every day. Those decisions reflect our life experience and the way we think. Depending on the […]
Published in the ECHO Journal, January 2011 What if the Minority Won’t Stop Fighting? Majority rules. That is the simple but essential concept on which a democracy rests, and it […]
When a resident in an homeowners association exhibits extreme behavior that is criminal or suggests mental illness, the HOA’s enforcement system of rules and fines is often completely inadequate. This […]
In HOAs, committees can be either an invaluable resource for the board or an incredible waste of time. But by following some important steps prior to forming a committee, associations […]