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The HOA Mini Report is my quarterly newsletter providing legal news and analysis to homeowners associations in Eastern Washington.

 
Index to Volume One

Volume 1, Issue 1
Capital Reserves Law

New Foreclosure Techniques

Maintaining Corporate Status
 
 
Volume 1, Issue 2

Legal Authority for Fining Members

Differences HOA and Non-Profit Corporations Acts:
Fining Association Members
Board Meetings
Attorney Fees
 
 
April 2012
Volume 1, Issue 3

Associations Must File Federal Tax Returns

An HOA Goes to the Dogs
Goats and HOAs
Cautionary Tales:

Preventing Embezzlement

Making Difficult Decisions

More on Capital Reserves Law
 
 
Volume 1, Issue 4
 
 
 
Legal Requirements for Fining Members
 

Index to Volume Two


Volume 2, Issue 1
Homestead and HOA Liens
Email for Association Business?
 
 
January 2013
Volume 2, Issue 2
Parking Enforcement for HOAs
No Quorum?
Disclosure of Member Names and Addresses
 
 
April 2013
Volume 2, Issue 3

Boards and the Business Judgment Rule
New Laws for Budget Process
 

Volume 2, Issue 4
Fair Housing Discrimination and HOAs
New Rules on Electronic Meetings Notices
 
 
 

Index to Volume Three


Volume 3, Issue 1
Insurance for HOAs
Fair Housing Follow-Up
Everything Old is New Again
           Clotheslines, Gardens and Chickens
January 2014
Volume 3, Issue 2
 
No Time to Lose - Collection Strategies
 
April 2014
Volume 3, Issue 3

New Law on Meeting Minutes
Limitation on Covenant Amendments and Rules
 
July 2014
Volume 3, Issue 4
Flags
New Cases:
           Wilkinson v. Chiwawa Communities Association
           Casey v. Sudden Valley Community Association

 

Index to Volume Four


Volume 4, Issue 1
 
Self Enforcing Covenant
Oh, Bother - Nuisances
HOAs and the FDCPA
New Case Update -
           Casey v. Sudden Valley Community Association
 
January 2015
Volume 4, Issue 2
 
Duty of Directors to Members and Others
Defenses to Covenant Enforcement.
April 2015
Volume 4, Issue 3
April Fools
Take Care with Committees
 
July 2015
Volume 4, Issue 4
Making Change
Outsize Assessments


Index to Volume Five


October 2015
Volume 5, Issue 1
 
Case Law - The Year in Review
January 2016
Volume 5, Issue 2
 
HOA Primer
April 2016
Volume 5, Issue 3
New Cases -
           Halme v. Walsh
           Bilanko v. Barclay Court Owners Assoc.
Tyrannical HOA Orders Man to Remove Zombie From Yard
 
July 2016
Volume 5, Issue 4
Election Signs
Sober Living Homes in your HOA?
Pokémon Gone?
Got your Goat?

Index to Volume Six


October 2016
Volume 6, Issue 1
 
New Fair Housing Act Rules
Solar Panels
Bringing a Knight to a Social Media Fight
 
January 2017
Volume 6, Issue 2
New Case - Homestead Revisited
New Case - Quorumless Elections
A Tale of Two HOAs