HOA Homefront is a syndicated weekly column that educates the public on issues pertaining to California residents living in common interest developments, their boards of directors, and community association managers. HOA Homefront is published in over a dozen Southern California newspapers.
What, if any, significance is there when a board fails to comply to post an agenda four days prior to a board meeting. Is the only recourse to elect a new board and hope they’ll do a better job?
With the new election law (effective 1/1/20) removing term limits for board members, does this mean the HOA no longer has to hold annual elections or send out candidate request forms?
When buying property in a common interest development (“HOA”), one automatically becomes a member.
California Civil Code Section 4525 requires specific important disclosures be provided to members upon request, to give to prospective buyers.
Reader Questions – Can We Meet Completely Virtually, Knowing Individual Director Votes, and “Discussion-Only” Agenda Items
Our HOA is less than 50 units, so we are tiny. Likewise, some board members are landlords and so do not reside in the units. Is it permissible for the board to also be virtual?
My neighbor across the walkway is captured daily in recordings which show numerous occasions of various at-home liaisons with persons who are not his wife, and on other occasions coming home intoxicated. Should I share these videos with the HOA?