About HOA Homefront
HOA Homefront™ is a syndicated weekly column that educates the public on issues pertaining to California residents living in common interest developments, their Board of Directors and property managers. Written by Richardson Harman Ober Managing Partner Kelly G. Richardson, HOA Homefront is published in the Victorville Daily Press, Santa Barbara News-Press, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Pasadena Star-News/San Gabriel Daily Tribune, Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Antelope Valley Press, South Bay Daily Breeze and the Whittier Daily News.

The goal of HOA Homefront is to reduce conflict in California communities. The column does not promote litigation, but aims to prevent disputes before they turn into lawsuits. Click here to read more…

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Where to Read HOA Homefront
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Antelope Valley Press Sunday Real Estate
Long Beach Press-Telegram Sunday Real Estate
Los Angeles Daily News Saturday Real Estate
Orange County Register Sunday Real Estate
Pasadena Star-News Saturday Home & Garden
Riverside Press-Enterprise Tuesday Local Extra – C
San Gabriel Valley Tribune Saturday Home & Garden
Santa Barbara News-Press Sunday Real Estate Magazine
South Bay Daily Breeze Saturday Home Guide
Victorville Daily Press Saturday Real Estate
Whittier Daily News Saturday Home & Garden
Recent HOA Homefront Columns

#105 HOA Homefront – Reader Questions – Can HOA Inspect, No Board Turnover

March 31, 2014

Dear Kelly, Thank you for your column in the newspaper. We recently purchased a condo and did read more...

#104 HOA Homefront – Reader Questions – Who Pays for Skylight; Seeking Minutes

March 23, 2014

Dear Kelly: I have been paying HOA dues for over 25 years. Part of the payment was a reserve forread more...

#103 HOA Homefront – Reader Questions – Bids From Manager’s Dad; Can an Owner Own too Many Units?

March 16, 2014

Good Day Kelly: Our manager has been submitting bids for work to be done in our community from hread more...

#102 HOA Homefront – Ten Tips on Amending Your CC&Rs

March 10, 2014

1. Talk to your neighbors first. Amending CC&Rs takes a supermajority (i.e. more than just a majorread more...

#101 HOA Homefront – Reader Questions – Amending CC&Rs

March 3, 2014

Dear Kelly: We recently purchased a home in an HOA. The CC&R's say one thing but so many exceptioread more...