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HOA ▶ Bill of Rights

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CA Chapter 236 (SB 407) (2017) : Your HOA 'Bill of Rights' (now law)
THE LAW ▶ https://goo.gl/NTz6rw THE AUTHOR ▶ https://goo.gl/sMm4zF RELATED STORY ▶ https://goo.gl/QJERV3
At the closing of the 2017 California Legislature session the second week of September, one of the oblique (meaning little-observed) and almost anonymous laws that was passed and signed by Governor Brown had the title that is noted above and is now archived in the following post.  One week later, almost nothing about this story appears in the public press.  A Google search barely mentions the topic.

The subject of the law is a homeowners Bill of Rights for the some 9 million residents of common interest developments, aka homeowner associations (HOAs), some 45,000 different communities in the state.

Since the new HOA law essentially becomes a preamble for the state code that governs HOAs, the law known since 1985 as the Davis-Stirling Act (see video link below), one might wonder why this so-called "Bill …