Guide to HOA Management Certifications

What Does “Certified” Mean? A “certified common interest development manager” has a tested understanding of homeowner association laws and best practices, with special focus on the business and management skills […]

2014 Legislation: SB 1243 – Regulation of Association Managers

Update: This bill was signed by the Governor on 9/17/14. Current law does not require that common interest managers be certified. However, for managers who wish to use the title “Certified […]

§5375 – Prospective Written Statement

A prospective managing agent of a common interest development shall provide a written statement to the board as soon as practicable, but in no event more than 90 days, before […]

Article 9. Managing Agent (§5375-§5385)

§5375 – Prospective Written Statement §5375.5 – Management Disclosures §5376 – Management Facilitation of Disclosures §5380 – Handling of Association Funds §5385 – Managing Agent is not Association Employee

§11502 – Certified Common Interest Development Manager Criteria

In order to be called a “certified common interest development manager,” a person shall meet one of the following requirements: Prior to July 1, 2003, has passed a knowledge, skills, […]

§11502.5-Standards for Education and Examinations

The course related competency examination or examinations and education provided to a certified common interest development manager pursuant to Section 11502 by any professional association for common interest development managers, […]


A “certified common interest development manager” does not include a common interest development management firm. 

§11504 – Disclosures

On or before September 1, 2003, and annually thereafter, a person who either provides or contemplates providing the services of a common interest development manager to an association shall disclose […]

§11505 – Unfair Business Practice

It is an unfair business practice for a common interest development manager, a company that employs the common interest development manager, or a company that is controlled by a company […]