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Addressing Mental Illness In Our Community Associations

By Morgen Hardigree | Sep 25 2020

This article is reprinted from CAI-GLAC’s Focus May-June 2020 Issue May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it is impossible to ignore the additional impact on our communities from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Under normal circumstances, we are impacted by the steady ..

SB 918 – You Want Notice Where?


By Morgen Hardigree | Sep 10 2020

Assembly Member Ting from San Francisco authored Assembly Bill 3182. After multiple rounds of amendments, it was approved on September 1, 2020 by the California State Legislature and awaits the Governor’s signature before becoming law on January 1, 2021. The bill w..

New Association Services


By Morgen Hardigree | Aug 28 2020

Your County is Off the COVID-19 Monitoring List…But Don’t Open the HOA Gym Just Yet! August 19, 2020 by 

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6 Ways to Save on Property Management


By Morgen Hardigree | Aug 21 2020

By Matthew A. Gardner, Esq. Of Richardson Ober Denichilo  The current pandemic is presenting similar warning signs that many community associations experienced during the housing crisis in 2007. With the ‘Stay at Home’ order in place to slow the..

SB 918 – You Want Notice Where?


By Morgen Hardigree | Jan 17 2019

Optimum finds it very important to stay up to date with current legislation that directly impacts community associations in California.  The following legislation has been signed and approved by former Governor Jerry Brown and took effect on January 1, 2019 unless othe..

SB 407 (Wieckowski) Noncommercial Solicitation

SB 407 (Wieckowski) Noncommercial Solicitation

By Morgen Hardigree | Apr 20 2018

SB 407 (Wieckowski) Noncommercial Solicitation. Civil Code §4515 By Jeffrey Beaumont, Esq., CCAL, Beaumont Tashjian Existing law requires associations to provide equal access to common areas for candidates and ..



By Morgen Hardigree | Mar 07 2018

AB 634 (Eggman) Solar System Requirements. Civil Code §714.1, §4600 & §4746 Chaptered October 15, 2017   Associations cannot establish a general policy prohibiting the in..

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Responding to an Accommodation Request? What’s your Policy?

By Morgen Hardigree | Jun 14 2017

By Robert M. DeNichilo, Esq., Nordberg|DeNichilo, LLP With all the various moving parts that go into managing a community association, few issues cause more confusion or are as fraught with risk as dealing with a request for a reasonable accommodation or modification..

BREAKING NEWS – The Drought is Officially Over (Almost)!

BREAKING NEWS – The Drought is Officially Over (Almost)!

By Morgen Hardigree | Apr 10 2017

By Denise D. Iger of Iger Wankel Bonkowski, LLP Today Governor Brown signed an executive order declaring that effective immediately the “Drought State of Emergency” is terminated in all of California counties, except Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Tuolumne. The execut..

What Does Legalized Marijuana Mean for Your HOA

What Does Legalized Marijuana Mean for Your HOA

By Morgen Hardigree | Apr 03 2017

By: Steven J. Tinnelly, Esq. of Tinnelly Law Group, PC Adult possession and use of marijuana for recreational purposes is now legal in California as a result of the passage of Proposition 64 (“Prop 64”) in 2016. Prop 64 is comprised of sixty-two (62) page..