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 […]

Drafting the Construction Contract for Your HOA

What Is a Construction Contract? When your property manager reports to a board that one portion or a significant element of the common area is in need of repair, the […]

11 Essential Clauses for Construction Contracts in HOAs

Board members should be aware of these key contract provisions to include in agreements between homeowners associations and contractors. These terms cover everything from liability to attorney’s fees, and give […]

7 Common Mistakes in Approving HOA Contracts

Reviewing and accepting contracts is a regular and important requirement for homeowner associations  boards. However I see many boards that make mistakes in awarding contracts for work on association complexes. […]

Two Common Contract Clauses that Trap HOAs

Management of condominiums requires HOAs to enter into a variety of contracts with different vendors and suppliers to provide essential services (laundry room facilities, landscape maintenance, etc.) to condominium residents. […]

§5215 – Association Records Inspection – Redaction

Except as provided in subdivision (b), the association may withhold or redact information from the association records if any of the following are true: The release of the information is […]

§5200 – Record Inspection

For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply: “Association records” means all of the following: Any financial document required to be provided to a member in Article […]

§4935 – Executive Sessions

The board may adjourn to, or meet solely in, executive session to consider litigation, matters relating to the formation of contracts with third parties, member discipline, personnel matters, or to […]

§4525 – Documents for Prospective Purchasers

The owner of a separate interest shall provide the following documents to a prospective purchaser of the separate interest, as soon as practicable before the transfer of title or the […]

§7233-Conflicts of Interest; Disclosure; Common Directorships; Just and Reasonable Contracts

(a) No contract or other transaction between a corporation and one or more of its directors, or between a corporation and any domestic or foreign corporation, firm or association in […]