El Dorado Hills, CA asked in Civil Litigation, Gov & Administrative Law and Real Estate Law for California

Q: what governing body has oversight to handle disputes between neighbors when only some properties belong to an hoa?

My neighbor and i reside in an HOA and feel we are being subject to undue scrutiny and baseless complaints from a couple who live on a parcel adjacent to ours but who do not have membership in the HOA. These people are causing needless problems complaining about us for really no reason, but are using obscure clauses in our HOA CC&IRS to file complaints on things no one else would even consider reasonable to gripe about. These are large parcels of 4 acres or more. Since these so-called neighbors are NOT part of the HOA membership, 1) do they have standing to have their complaints considered by our HOA, and 2) to whom should I and my other HOA neighbor direct OUR concerns with what feels like unfair attacks and harassment?

1 Lawyer Answer
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Send an email to Attorney James Allen Greer on this website, he is knowledgeable about HOA. IMO the neighbors that are not a part of the HOA do not have any standing to make complaint to the HOA.

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