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Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Bills Introduced in Florida re Election of HOA Directors and Mandatory Nonbinding Arbitration »
HB 135 and HB 137 have been filed in the Florida House of Representatives by Representative John Cortes in an effort to im...
Thursday, May 5, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
New Congressional Bill Would Allow IRS Deduction for HOA Dues »
H.R. 4696 (HOME Act) introduced in the House of Representatives on March 3, 2016. A new bill entitled "Helping Our Midd...
Monday, September 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New California Law Permits Artificial Turf in HOAs »
California Assembly Bill 349 – signed into law on September 4, 2015. Assembly Bill 349 (AB 349) was signe...
Monday, August 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Homeowners Associations Must Take Action to Preserve Their Declaration Every 30 Years »
Florida Statutes, Chapter 712, entitled “Marketable Record Title Act,” (hereinafter “Act”) requires residential homeowners...
Friday, July 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pending New Jersey Legislation Would Enlarge Rights of Members of Homeowners Associations »
  Legislation that is currently pending in New Jersey (A-469) would provide association homeowners the same l...
Friday, July 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
California AB 349 On Track to Become Law – Will Allow Homeowners to Install Artificial Turf »
  On July 14, 2015, the California Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-0 in favor of the passage of Assembly Bill...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Governor Signs HB 779 – New Laws Relating to Rental Agreements That Take Effect Immediately »
    Florida Governor Signs HB 779 – New Laws Relating to Rental Agreements That Take Effect Immediately...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Governor Signs HB 791 – New HOA and Condominium Laws Take Effect on July 1, 2015 »
  Florida HB 791 (“Bill”) signed into law by the Governor on June 3, 2015. The Bill, which takes effect on July 1...
Saturday, May 23, 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
New Utah Laws Impose Restrictions on HOAs Relative to Rental Units »
  Utah House Bill 98 ("HB 98"), which was recently signed into law, revises Utah's Condominium Ownership Act...
Thursday, May 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pending Legislation in California Would Permit Installation of Artificial Turf by Homeowners »
  AB 349, a California bill that is pending in the state Assembly,  would allow Californians who live in...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislation Introduced in North Carolina Would Prohibit HOAs From Foreclosing for Unpaid Dues »
  House Bill 931 was introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives on April 16, 2015. The Bill propo...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Laws in Arizona Impact Residential Construction Claims »
  House Bill 2578, which amends the Purchaser Dwelling Act (“Act”) was signed into law in Arizona by Governo...
Thursday, March 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado Legislature Considers Bill Toughening Requirments for Construction Defect Suits »
  The Colorado Legislature is currently acting on SB 177, a bill that is designed to make it more difficult fo...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Ohio Legislation Would Protect American Flag From HOA Rules »
  Senate Bill 84 has been introduced in Ohio as a law that would protect homeowners and renters against enforcemen...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Colorado Laws / Rules re Licensing of Community Ass'n Managers »
  Colorado House Bill 13-1277, which became effective on January 1, 2015, mandates licensing for anyone who enga...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nevada Passes New Laws Affecting Construction Defect Cases »
  AB 125 was signed into law in Nevada on February 25, 2015. The new law, which pertains to construction defect...
Friday, February 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
6 Bills Introduced in 2015 Affect HOAs in Texas »
  The following six bills that relate to laws that affect homeowners associations have been filed in&n...
Sunday, February 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Indiana House Passes HB 1286 to Expand HOA Transparency »
HB 1286, legislation that seeks to hold homeowners associations to higher standards of transparency and accountabilit...
Saturday, January 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Carolina Legislture Debates Proposed New HOA Legislaton »
  Several representatives in South Carolina have sponsored proposed legislation that is intended to curb the power...
Thursday, January 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado Division of Real Estate Publishes Emergency Rules re HOA Manager Licensing Requirements »
  The Colorado Division of Real Estate has just published emergency interim rules on community association manag...
Friday, October 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Law in Indiana City Allows Fines for Leaving Junk & Waste on Street »
  A new law has been adopted in Goshen City, Indiana that prohibits people from leaving waste products and junk on t...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CA Governor Signs Two New Bills Re HOA Member Water Conservation »
SACRAMENTO, California (September 18, 2014).   California Governor, Jerry Brown, has signed two new bills de...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Important New California Legislation Affecting Common Interest Developments »
Recently Enacted Legislation in California Assembly Bill 2430: This bill has been signed by Governor Brow...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New California Law Protects HOA Members Against Fines for Brown Lawns »
California Governor Brown signed AB 2100 into law on July 21, 2014 prohibiting homeowners associations from fining members...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Idaho Law re HOA Fines & Penalties Benefits Homeowners »
A new Idaho law (Idaho Code Title 55, Section 115) that is now effective requires HOA boards to approve member fines or pe...
Thursday, June 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Florida Laws Re Community Association Managers to Take Effect On July 1, 2014 »
Florida HB 7037 has been signed into law and will take effect on July 1, 2014. The new laws, which pertain to managers of...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed California AB1360 Would Allow HOAs to Conduct Elections by Electronic Voting »
Assembly Bill 1360 is proposed legislation pending in California that would allow homeowners associations to conduct elect...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Florida HOA & Condo laws become effective on July 1, 2014 »
Florida House Bill 807 becomes effective on July 1, 2014. The Bill contains changes to Florida's state laws governing home...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Mexico HOA Laws Require Disclosure Filings by June 30, 2014 »
Under the 2012 New Mexico Homeowner Association Act  ("Act"), prior to June 30, 2014, all homeowners’ associations in...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CA Governor signs executive order that prevents HOA's from fining owners for insufficient watering. »
On April 24, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order relating to water conservation due to the sev...
Friday, April 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Bill Seeks to Reduce HOA Powers Over Rentals »
Both the Arizona House and Senate have approved a bill (HB 2695 / SB 1482), that would place limitations on  the powe...
Thursday, April 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Virginia Law Allows Self Managed HOAs More Time to Produce Records »
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed HB 550 on March 7, 2014,  and the new law will take effect on July 1, 2014....
Thursday, March 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia HB 791 is Watered Down by Legislature »
Virginia HB 791 has been watered down in the legislative process. The final approved bill that has gone to the Governor gi...
Thursday, March 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Bill Would Prevent HOAs From Banning Rooftop Solar Panels »
  A bill that has been introduced by Minnesota Rep Will Morgan would prohibit homeowners associations prohibiting or...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Virginia Legislation Would Give HOAs Greater Powers to Enforce Rules »
February 21, 2014. Virginia House Bill No. 791 was passed. The bill includes provisions that pertain to the enforcement...

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