Why are reserve funds important? It is the HOA’s responsibility to maintain the common area of the community. Reserve funds allow an HOA to handle repairs, replacements, and emergency situations without having to put added pressure on homeowners. These funds…
Community Association News: September 2017
Communication is one of the most important aspects of a good community. Figuring out how you can effectively communicate, on the other hand, is a challenge. Starting a Condo Association newsletter is a great way for your community to convey information to your Owners. The challenge, as with any product, is ensuring you have good, consistent content.
Many associations struggle with a poor manager relationship, resulting in a frustrated board or a terminated manager. However, such struggles can sometimes arise from the board’s actions and likewise can be resolved by a change in board practices.
Q: Does the HOA board have an obligation to put homeowners’ reasonable comments, questions and other details in the minutes?
Q:Our management company recently advised the board that they could no longer discuss any HOA business via group emails in between meetings, even if the emails lead to no decisions or directions. Is that standard in California?
Q: I am a board director for a large association that is plagued with major plumbing leaks, bursting pipes and pressure regulation problems.
Q: Around eight years ago, the HOA filed a lien on my property because I fell behind on my association dues. After 11 months, I finally paid off the outstanding dues.