Arizona HOA Manager Law Blog
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How to Deal With Ridiculous HOA Complaints
Some HOA board members really enjoy being a person who gets to hear all about the complaints that homeowners in the HOA have about each other, the board, the management company, and anything else for that matter. But most HOA board members, while they enjoy serving,...
How Bankruptcy Impacts HOA Collections
Bankruptcy is a tool that individuals and corporate entities may use to escape or restructure certain debts. A person or a corporation may file bankruptcy as often as every eight years. There are two basic types of bankruptcy: liquidation and restructuring.
Guidance for Successful Injunctions Against Harassment: New Developments
The Arizona Court of Appeals recently published another case that may have implications in the homeowner’s association context. The case focuses on what is called an “injunction against harassment,” which is a court order that prohibits a person from harassing or annoying another person.
Passing Common Expenses in a Condo Association to Owners
When it comes to passing common expenses to owners in a condo association, the appropriate phrase is not “you get what you pay for,” it is “you pay for what you get.”
Condo Associations are generally responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of common elements and limited common elements. This upkeep is paid for by the Association as a common expense, which is defined as “expenditures made by or financial liabilities of the association, together with any allocations to reserves.”
Amending Articles of Incorporation to Include New Director Information
After an initial board of directors gives way to its successors, the names and addresses of those directors remain in the articles of incorporation. Homeowners associations may find little utility in leaving the information of the initial directors in its articles. These associations seek to amend the articles through a vote of the board to reflect the information of new directors.
Managing Member Meetings
There is often some confusion about what the law requires from Associations when it comes to meetings of the Members of the Association (opposed to open Board meetings or executive session meetings). Below are some tips and answers to common questions when it comes to managing Member Meetings.