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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..
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..
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. 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 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..
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..
By Brittany A. Ketchum, Esq. It seems as though the laws change as frequently as the tides. Some years see more legal changes than others – changes that greatly affect the way boards manage the association’s affairs. The laws governing community associa..
By Morgen Hardigree, CCAM-ND, Vice President of Business Development and Transitions Through the efforts of community managers and community volunteer leaders, we are happy to report that over $60,000.00 was raised for the 2016 Buck-a-Door Campaign. With the Buck-..