THANK YOU! On behalf of all of us at Community Legal Advisors Inc., thank you for trusting our firm with your community association’s legal needs. We prepare this Summary to help you understand the newly enacted or interpreted laws, and how to best apply them on Monday morning. To stay current with issues affecting community associations, please go to... Read More
A couple days ago, we informed you about the State of California’s new “Regional Stay-at-Home Order” which is in effect in all of Southern California until at least December 28, 2020.
The State has announced one important change to the restrictions contained in the Order. While the Order initially required all indoor and outdoor playgrounds to close, the State has... Read More
As many of you are aware, all of Southern California is now under the State of California’s new “Regional Stay-at-Home Order” which took effect on December 7, 2020 at Midnight. This new Order will be in effect through Christmas and at least until December 28, 2020. It will only be lifted when Southern California’s ICU capacity meets or exceeds... Read More
A couple of weeks ago, we informed you that all Southern California counties are now in the State’s most restrictive Purple Tier and we provided you a summary of the Purple Tier Restrictions which you can review by clicking here.
Any County has the right to impose restrictions that are more stringent than those of the State, and the County... Read More
A week after attending a posh birthday party with a dozen friends in Napa Valley, Governor Newsom announced on Monday that 40 different California counties are rolling back to a more restrictive tier. With this shift, Orange County joins San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino in the Purple Tier. Said a different way, as of November 16,... Read More
“Dear HOA, please DO SOMETHING about my neighbors:
COVID day 19: Ping – pong – The neighbors are using COVID 19 to hone their ping pong skills until midnight each night!
COVID day 33: College students have come home with their cars and have no permits- there’s no place to park!
COVID day 75: A new patio cover is going up next... Read More
WHAT IS PROP 15?
Proposition 15 is an attempt to raise property taxes by an
estimated 12 billion dollars a year by overturning many of
the protections contained in Proposition 13. California
residents are already some of the highest-taxed citizens in
the country. We are in the midst of an unprecedented
economic crisis and a global pandemic and don’t need our
politicians removing another $12 billion... Read More
Greetings to CLA clients and community association managers. The purpose of this e-mail is to provide you a “pep-talk” as to how to keep your communities strong going into the fourth quarter of 2020.
Keep Meeting: Most of our clients are meeting on Zoom and utilizing other all-electronic measures. Meetings for residential HOA’s, unless executive session, must remain open to... Read More
On Friday, August 28, Governor Newsom announced that California is moving away from its “watch list” system and shifting to a simplified color-coded set of COVID-19 guidelines for counties to allow the gradual reopening of business and activities. We’d like to briefly summarize this new system for you, and notify you on the latest regarding schools and the workplace.
State... Read More
A bill is being considered in the California state legislature that will create significant harm to California’s more than 55,000 common interest developments if passed. Thanks to all our advocates, another harmful bill (AB 3040) is no longer being considered.
AB 3182 places unreasonable restrictions on your association’s ability to enact rental restrictions by creating a one size fits all approach to California... Read More
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