CAI Government Affairs – Take Action!

Representative Steve Israel (NY) is the lead sponsor of the Disaster Assistance Equity Act,H.R. 3863.  This bill amends the Stafford Act to provide assistance for common interest communities, condominiums, and housing cooperatives damaged by a major disaster. We are asking you to contact Representative Israel’s office today to become a co-sponsor of...

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Drones, New Legislation & Associations

In 2015, the California Legislature enacted two bills, Senate Bill 142 and Senate Bill 856, which take the first steps toward addressing the potential for drones to trespass and invade individuals’ privacy. Civil Code section 1708.8 was first enacted in the 1990s to allow lawsuits for invasion of privacy against paparazzi, or others, who...

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The Latest from CAI Law Reporter

  Recent Cases in Community Association Law Law Reporter provides a brief review of key court decisions throughout the U.S. each month. These reviews give the reader an idea of the types of legal issues community associations face and how the courts rule on them. Case reviews are for information...

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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...

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