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.

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Reader Questions – Our CC&Rs Expired; Ours Has No Name!

Reader Questions – Our CC&Rs Expired; Ours Has No Name!

Do you have any information regarding the expiration of CC&Rs? I’ve heard 20 years from the time of the recorded filing of the CC&Rs. My subdivision development of homes has no common areas but does have an HOA. The CC&Rs don’t show up in the San Mateo county recorder system. I need to confirm whether the HOA should have renewed and recorded the revitalization of the CC&Rs as they are over 30 years old.

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S.O.S. to State Capitol

S.O.S. to State Capitol

The 2021-2022 legislative session is underway and by mid-January the Legislature does not have any HOA bills pending. The past two years were eventful due to 2019’s Senate Bill 323’s substantial changes to the election processes, and 2020’s Assembly Bill 3182’s new protections of rentals within HOAs. In case a Legislator or their staff is reading, (or you want to suggest some improvements) here are ideas to HELP California HOAs.

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