The board at one of my communities knows they need balcony work done; however, one of the members is concerned that SB 326 is dictating that once the inspection report is submitted to the city they will need to address failing components immediately, producing a . . . LEARN MORE
Do ZOOM MEETINGS END with the Pandemic?
I received a number of questions about continuing Zoom meetings after the pandemic is over. It turns out many associations like virtual meetings because of their convenience and greater member participation. Can we continue Zoom meetings? . . . LEARN MORE
Adopting EMERGENCY Rules
For most associations, the pandemic was the first time emergency rules were adopted. Can HOA's proceed with more emergency rules? . . . LEARN MORE
MENTAL ILLNESS and Board Duties
One of our members appears to have a mental issue causing her to harass her next door neighbor. At what point should or must a board get involved in neighbor-to-neighbor disputes? . . . LEARN MORE
CORPORATION ELECTED TO HOA BOARD – Can An Employee hold a board seat?
Our HOA has several members that operate commercial vineyards on their lots. Employees of two of these corporations hold board seats, even though they are not owners or members. Is this allowed under Davis-Stirling? . . . LEARN MORE
INCREASE YOUR HOA BUDGET for Insurance
Last year the insurance market suffered catastrophic losses of $210 billion from worldwide natural disasters. The top five costliest ones were in the United States. Last year was also the most expensive year on record for . . . LEARN MORE
Are we allowed to put a SOLAR COVER on a community pool?
A former board member said we are not allowed to put a solar cover on our community pool. Is this true? . . . LEARN MORE
Deferred Maintenance and NO RESERVES
What happened to the Champlain Towers Florida disaster is relevant to California associations. The towers were built in 1981. (Condo construction in California started in the . . . LEARN MORE
How to Safely REOPEN HOA FACILITIES
On Tuesday, June 15, California is lifting most, but not all, COVID restrictions. Associations can reopen their facilities but still need to follow applicable Health department directives. Those who are . . . LEARN MORE
PROOF OF VACCINATION to use the HOA Facilities
How do we deal with some people receiving the vaccine and others refusing? We hope to open our pool this summer. Can or should we restrict those who have not been . . . LEARN MORE