Can the governing documents of a home owners association be changed?

Answer Yes, absolutely. Read the CC&Rs and the By-laws -- each can be changed/ modified/ amended using separate and potentially different processes -- to understand how to amend or modify your governing d... Read More »

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What is the difference between a property owners association and a home owners association?

There really is no difference, except for the styling of the name. Both organizations operate through covenants and bylaws recorded against a group of properties with the goal of making said proper... Read More »

Are fines imposed upon home owners for rules violation legal and collectible in a home owners association?

If the violations and fines are set forth in the associations's covenants and bylaws, yes, they are.

Can the home owners association refuse owners gate access codes?

Work with your board and your association manager to most fully understand why access is being denied. For example: It is possible that your governing documents specify that when you do not pay you... Read More »

Can a Condominium Regime Association be changed to A Zero Lot Line Complex by the owners?

Depending on the country where you live, as owners, you may be able to alter the governing documents to this extent, and usually it will take a large majority of owners -- such as 67% -- to make th... Read More »