Recent HOA Homefront Columns

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...

#269 - HOA Homefront - Reader Questions - Copies Cost THAT Much?

May 23, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   Dear Kelly: Recently my family sold a house and paid over $700.00 in fees to the association, a large portion ofread more...

#268 - HOA Homefront - Reader Questions - Can We Skip The Reserve Account?

May 15, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   Dear Mr. Richardson: I am wondering, are HOAs required to have a “Reserve” account or it is just recommended? Thankread more...

#267 - HOA Homefront - What Can They See?

May 15, 2017

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL   Mr. Richardson: I am one of a couple employees in a small, self-managed association. Regarding opening the association records to owners.  Howread more...