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12
Nov

CAI-California Legislative Action Committee Accomplishments 2015

Community Associations Institute’s California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2015 AB 1448 (LOPEZ) – PERSONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION – CLOTHESLINES AS INTRODUCED: The bill renders void any provision in the governing documents of a community association which prohibits or unreasonably restricts the use of clotheslines or drying racks. (Clotheslines are seen as more environmentally sound than gas or electric clothes dryers.) As

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28
Oct

AB 349 Signed into law – Associations May NOT PROHIBIT Artificial Turf

On September 4th, Gov. Brown signed AB 349 into law, as an urgency statute – effective immediately. AB 349, which the community Association industry and CAI’s California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) have followed closely, amends Civil Code section 4735 and limits the right of a community association to restrict the use of artificial turf. Specifically, it renders “void and unenforceable” any provision

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22
Oct

HOA Career Opportunity – Landscape

SLADE LANDSCAPE IS LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME LANDSCAPE INSTALLER AND/OR LABORER (Pacoima) Compensation: Hourly – Depends on Experience / Employment type: full-time Do you have commercial Landscape Experience??? Do you love working outside? Do you like working with your hands? Do you want to work with a well established Landscape Maintenance Company?? Slade Landscape has been in business for

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21
Oct

HOA Career Opportunity

COMMUNITY MANAGER (PORTFOLIO) POSITION Coastmanagement.net is seeking an HOA Manager as part of our team in the Agoura Hills office. Our boutique type environment makes Coast an exceptional working environment. We have been in business since 1987 and are looking for a well-organized, committed property manager to manage a portfolio of properties in the Los Angeles and Ventura county areas.

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21
Oct

Government Affairs

Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, CAI’s Chief Executive Officer issued a statement today at the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance hearing. The hearing entitled “The Future of Housing in America— Federal Housing Reforms that Create Housing Opportunity” was held to discuss the merits of H.R. 3700. The comments are specific to the changes to the Federal Housing

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29
Sep

HOA, couple settle discrimination lawsuit for $109,000

The Sonora Springs HOA in Sacramento, Calif., must pay $109,000 to a couple who accused the HOA of discrimination. The couple filed a complaint with the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing after the board neglected to fix the pool lift that would have granted access to the husband, a 77-year-old disabled former US Marine pilot. – The Sacramento Bee

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