2020 Legislation Update

2020 Legislation Update

October of last year marked the end of the legislative session in California and Halloween was a fitting backdrop for some of the year’s nightmarish results.  While there was good mixed in with the bad, some of the legislation passed this year could turn out to be the...
The Importance of Homeowner Involvement

The Importance of Homeowner Involvement

Guest Blog by Randy Stokes, CAI-CLAC Channel Islands Liaison About three years ago, I joined our local CAI Channel Islands Chapter and began hearing about the value the California Legislative Action Committee (CAI-CLAC) brings to homeowners associations by...
Governor Newsom Signed SB 323

Governor Newsom Signed SB 323

We are disappointed to announce that late last night, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 323 (Wieckowski). This means it will be effective on January 1, 2020. We worked hard to defeat SB 323 and I am proud of the work we’ve done. We came very close, especially...
SB 323 E-Mail Nightmare

SB 323 E-Mail Nightmare

It’s Not Just an Election Bill By Nathan R. McGuire, Esq. SB 323 (Wieckowski) currently sits on the Governor’s desk, awaiting his action. If he doesn’t veto SB 323 on or before October 13th, it will become law on January 1, 2020. Given the significant problems with SB...
CAI San Diego Legislative Meeting

CAI San Diego Legislative Meeting

By PR ChairMembers of the CAI San Diego Legislative Support Committee accepted the challenge made by CLAC Legislative Advocate, Louie Brown, to meet with Legislators during the summer recess.LSC members Nathan Cornett and Lara Kwiatkowski acted on a very short notice...
Wieckowski’s S.B. 323 Assembly Housing Testimony

Wieckowski’s S.B. 323 Assembly Housing Testimony

Why would we change California Law for less than 2% of Community Associations due to disgruntled homeowners?By PR ChairOn June 19, 2019 the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee heard Wieckowski’s testimony on S.B. 323. You can view the entire hearing...
SB 323 Problem: One Size Does Not Fit All

SB 323 Problem: One Size Does Not Fit All

By Ken Silverman, HOA ResidentSun City Lincoln Hills Community Association (SCLH) has over 11,000 residents. We’re actively trying to improve digital communications to increase our community association’s communication efforts and digital delivery of association...