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.
Can a HOA prevent us from placing solar panels on the roof of our condominium townhome? If we agree to be responsible for the repairs needed due to our solar panels, do we have the right to place solar panels on our roof?
How much notice is required regarding place and time for monthly board meetings? Our HOA has a rule that only homeowners listed on the title can attend a board meeting as meetings are not open to the public. My husband and I recently married, and he is not listed as an owner since it is only in my name. He would like to attend the meetings. Can they legally keep him from attending?
This is the fourth and final installment of this series, which previously addressed directors, homeowners, and managers.
After two previous columns proposing resolutions for directors and HOA members, here are ideas for managers. Next week – service providers.
Second in a four-part series, with possible resolutions for the HOA owner. Next week’s installment will suggest ideas for managers.
Many of us start the new year with commitments to improve, so why leave out the HOA? This four-part series suggests resolutions for association directors, homeowners, managers and service providers.