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In general, the HOA has three primary areas of responsibility. They are: Maintaining and repairing the HOAs common areas Managing the HOAs finances and budget Revising and enforcing the rules of the HOA If you are an HOA board member, you may find yourself doing the following: Participating in decisionmaking Selecting and overseeing the HOAs
Homeowners associations are used to being able to restrict what a homeowner can do on their own property because it is an inherent part of an HOA. A new California law allows homeowners to build an accessory dwelling unit on their own property (ADU) regardless of what the HOA covenants, conditions, and restrictions state. An
The responsibility for repairs in an HOA depends on where the problem occurs. There is a general bright-line rule that anything that happens in your unit or is connected to your unit is your responsibility to repair. For example, if an HVAC unit breaks, the homeowner would need to pay for fixing or replacing it.
Under California law, homeowners associations must hold regular meetings. These meetings are open to homeowners, and they are a forum where homeowners can express their concerns and opinions about HOA business. The Open Meetings Act applies to an HOA board meeting. The only type of meeting that a homeowner does not have the legal right