The goal of HOA Homefront™ is to reduce conflict in California community associations. The column does not promote litigation, but aims to prevent disputes before they turn into lawsuits.

HOA Homefront™ is a syndicated weekly column that educates the public on issues pertaining to California residents living in common interest developments, their boards of directors and property managers. HOA Homefront™ is published in over a dozen Southern California newspapers.
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Real Estate

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Real Estate

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Real Estate

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Real Estate

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Home & Garden

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Local Extra – C

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Home & Garden

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Home Guide

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Real Estate

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Real Estate

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Home & Garden
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About HOA Homefront
HOA Homefront is a syndicated weekly column that educates the public on issues pertaining to California residents living in common interest developments, their boards of directors and property managers. Written by Richardson| Ober’s co-founder, Kelly G. Richardson, HOA Homefront is published in over a dozen California newspapers. Desert Star, Victorville Daily Press, Santa Barbara News-Press, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Pasadena Star-News/San Gabriel Daily Tribune, Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Antelope Valley Press, South Bay Daily Breeze, U-T San Diego, Ventura County Star and the Whittier Daily News.

The goal of HOA Homefront is to reduce conflict in California communities. The column does not promote litigation, but aims to prevent disputes before they turn into lawsuits.

A recognized leader in the field of real estate and homeowners association law, Kelly is a Senior Partner of Richardson|Ober. He has been named a National Trustee of the Community Associations Institute for two consecutive terms and serves as a faculty member for the California Association of Community Managers.

In addition to HOA Homefront, Kelly has authored numerous articles on real estate law and homeowner association matters for both national and regional publications, and is frequently called upon to speak at industry conferences.

Statutes of Interest
California Business and Professions Code

Certified Common Interest Development Manager,
Code Sections 11500-11505

Purpose and Definitions, Section 11500-11501

Certified Common Interest Development Managers: Section 11502 – 11503

Disclosure Requirements: Section 11504

Unfair Business Practices: Section 11505

California Corporations Code

Organization and Bylaws, Code Sections 7110-7521

Title and Purposes, Section 7110-7111

Formation, Section 7120-7122.3

Articles of Incorporation, Section 7130-7131

Powers, Section 7140-7142

Bylaws, Section 7150-7153

Location and Inspection of Articles and Bylaws, Section 7160

General Provisions, Section 7210-7215

Selection, Removal and Resignation of Directors, Section 7220-7225

Standards of Conduct, Section 7230-7238

Issuance of Memberships, Section 7310-7315

General Provisions, Section 7510-7517

Additional Provisions Relating to Election of Directors, Section 7520-7527

Voting of Memberships, Section 7610-7616

Amendment of Articles, Section 7810-7820

Government Code

Housing Discrimination, Section 12955-12956.2

Vehicle Code

Authority to Remove Vehicles, Section 22650-22711

Memberships & Affiliations

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California Association of Community Managers
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