Annual and special meetings require homeowner votes to elect new board members and make changes in the community. An association should work vigorously to garner proxy votes to achieve quorum—a minimum number of members who must be present for business to be validly transacted.
Several California laws that became effective Jan. 1 create new requirements for community associations on how elections are held, limit restrictions on accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and redefine when a contractor is considered an employee.
Gasoline-powered electric generators can emit carbon monoxide when they are not working properly. If you plan to use a generator during a power outage caused by a snowstorm, follow these tips to minimize the risk of carbon monoxide.
The spike in deliveries leading up to the holidays means packages may be vulnerable to theft before they even make it through the front door. Learn how you can deter thieves and ensure packages are kept safe.
If your community is looking to update its holiday and religious display rule or adopt a new one, it should be easy for residents to follow and simple to enforce.