Recent HOA Homefront Columns

#273- HOA Homefront – Readers Questions - They Won't Vote!

June 22, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   Dear Mr. Richardson: I have been a director of a mid-sized association. About 90% of the homes are owner- occupied.read more...

#272 - HOA Homefront – The Rules … On Rules

June 16, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   It is important to create good association operating rules and to make sure the rule topics required by statute areread more...

#271 - HOA Homefront – Recipe For Reasonable Rules

June 8, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   One important board responsibility is to adopt and enforce community rules.  Developers, when creating common interest communities, provide CC&Rs andread more...

Is Your Debt Collection Process Fair? California Civil Code vs. FDCPA

May 30, 2017

By Matthew A. Gardner, Esq.   It isn’t often that the Community Interest Developments in the State of California find themselves worrying about federal compliance. But thereread more...

#270 - HOA Homefront - Does Your HOA Have The Required Rules?

May 29, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   Operating rules are often called “house rules” or “rules and regulations” by associations in California. Under Civil Code 4350(a), rules mustread more...