Monthly Archives: August 2014

Can the Board President Vote?

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. I suggest that association board members check their documents (i.e. CC&Rs, bylaws or articles of incorporation) to determine if there is a restriction on the association’s president regarding voting at board meetings. Most documents are silent … Continue reading

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I just received notification in the mail that a “group home” is moving into our HOA neighborhood. Is there anything the association can do to prevent this?

by Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Short answer: Probably not… Long answer: Here’s why… The Civil Rights Act of 1968 along with additional revisions and the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 collectively are known as the Fair Housing Act. The Federal … Continue reading

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Legislative Lawsuit Update

I know you are not expecting to read a ‘Legislative Update’ in the Summer, but I wanted to keep you aware of the status of a lawsuit that could impact recent legislation. Last month, we informed you that a lawsuit … Continue reading

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